Driven by our desire to get off grid, not just off grid with solar panels, but off grid without the need for gas or any other tether, we made the switch from an electric stove to a wood cook stove. Follow our process, why we chose the stove we did and how electric stove settings […]
Sometimes you are very lucky and come upon a wonderful and exciting new seed or maybe just found it one sale. Many people just save their own seed or are creating a breeding program. However, you will not able to plant the seeds until next year. You will need to protect your seeds to keep […]
Sometimes we think we are doing something right then whammo! It strikes – misfortune. Our garden was looking pretty good this year. Then in one day, it was wiped out by the butcher lambs. Come on over and read the wooly details and what we are trying in order to salvage it.
Before purchasing a solar power system, we had to figure out what we would need and how much energy we consumed. Here is how we figured it out!
Gardening has become a very popular thing to do these days. Reasons that people garden range from wanting wholesome veggies from their backyard, to wanting cheaper food and avoiding pesticides and insecticides being sprayed on their food. More and more lawns across America are being dug up and instead of manicured grass, food is growing. […]
Self Sustaining Living on our farm means I try to reduce the amount of waste that the farm sends to the landfill. It’s not always easy and I try to think creatively in order to reduce the waste. Every week our chicken coop residents eat through two fifty pound bags of feed. Every week that […]