Having an orchard on the homestead is a worthy pursuit, but it can be an expensive endeavor. So how can you have a rewarding bountiful orchard without over spending? Try your hand at grafting. It’s an affordable way that just takes a little know how and practice. In this article we will tell you how […]
“Homesteading to me is a mind-set and a skill set. Developing homesteading skills does take time and effort. But more importantly, it’s important to develop a can-do attitude and to cultivate relationships that foster interdependence, even when we’re striving for self-sufficiency.” -Teri Our homesteading journey began in Oregon in 1999. After several months of living […]
More and more generations are turning back to the skills they learned as children to help them escape the face-paced crazy lifestyle that surrounds them. I know for a fact, I ran back to the farming and homemaking skills my parents taught me when the world around me was closing in. I am thankful for […]
Waxing cheese for longer storage is very simple and only needs a few things…
The best way to save money is to grow your own food. But, lettuce seeds can take several weeks to get started, and to grow big enough to be harvest. And, in the winter, it’s hard to find seeds anyway, right? The solution is to regrow your own lettuce from already harvested heads.