Why do we farm? homestead? Chop wood? Bake bread? Because its in our roots and hard work brings out appreciation for those things we have. Join us on our farm blog this week as we take you through some history of how we got to where we are and the philosophy behind why we do […]
Fingerprint Fava Beans are my latest adventure. I purchased the seeds from therarevegtableseedconsortium.com This my second time growing Fingerprint Fava, the last time I grew them the cold killed them right after they flowered. I didn’t get the opportunity to enjoy as many beans as I would have liked to
Dear Farmers: we’ve got you covered this year for Valentine’s Day. Here are 7 thoughtful gifts for the FarmHer in your life.
Isn’t making homemade Valentine’s Day gifts for your man fun? I think so too. The problem is, it’s hard to find inspiration for Valentine’s gifts that are specific to your farmer. This year, we’ve got you covered. Come look at 10+ homemade Valentine’s gifts for the farmer in your life. Get inspired, and show your […]
Homesteading book review: Gaining ground is about one man’s journey into sustainable agriculture, farmer’s markets, and saving the family farm. Beautifully written, this book provides insight into some of the challenges Farmer Forrest faced, and how he overcame them.
Honestly, there has never been a greater joy for me than to raise animals on a farm. We work with many new homesteaders/farmers and there is often an apprehension of raising livestock. This appears to mainly be due to the fear of knowledge necessary to do it. That response is indicative of our nation’s separation […]