We live adjacent to the Smoky Mountain National Park and we run an organic farm. We were blogging yesterday and capturing our research about how the farm animals would behave during the solar eclipse that was at 100% here at the farm. There is an article forthcoming about the animals. But, in my photo download […]
The magical story of how we found water by dowsing and what we did to secure a safe supply of water for our new off-grid homestead,
Now that we have found our new property, it’s time to clear the road, pick the homestead spot and lay out where the house, gardens and orchard will be located. Here is how we set about doing that plus tips on utilizing the natural resources on the property.
After a great deal of research, I discuss what I’ve learned about refrigeration and battery choices for the off-grid community.
There are certain skills that make life easier on the homestead, and some help to save money on the homestead. Learning how to grow your own food, preserve it and maintain your property is a fact of life. My husband and I sat down and came up with a list of 30 skills we think […]
Homesteading takes over your life in a such a beautiful and sometimes inconvenient way. Once you’ve given in to the homestead life, you realize your priorities have changed. Whether you are a veteran homesteader or just getting started in homesteading, you know transitioning to this way of life is a process of learning to do […]