The homestead land was purchased and has become truly our own. It’s a densely wooded acreage with some overgrown pasture. Being limited on funds, we decided to roll up our sleeves and do it ourselves. This is our article on how we got started clearing a piece of it be able to work and plan […]
As winter begins to draw to a close, our thoughts shift to spring and the new possibilities for our homestead. The seed and poultry magazines are beginning to arrive in our mailboxes, and farm stores are starting to sound with the familiar chirp of chicks. Since spring is a time of new beginning, there is […]
Have you ever started daydreaming about a better future for yourself? When you are a homesteader, you are constantly thinking about your long-term goals. Planning for the future goes hand in hand with creating a sustainable lifestyle. Homesteaders spend their days doing activities like preserving food, raising animals and creating lasting relationships with the community. […]
Society is falling apart in so many places. The earth keeps throwing disasters at us, one after the other. And we are losing our resilience. More and more we are relying on government for assistance, on corporations for supplying our food, clothing and income. On external forces for our happiness. We are giving away our […]
It doesn’t happen quickly, and it certainly doesn’t happen in the span of a half-hour TV program. It has taken a couple years to actually go through everything in our house and shop. Life doesn’t stand still so we can declutter; it keeps on throwing things & situations in the way. The process can stir […]
As if being adorable wasn’t enough, here’s a whole list of reasons you need to get dairy goats.