There are a few things that we don’t really think of as tools, but they are so useful for garden planning. Also, if you’ve experienced a few too many breaking garden tools, take a look at a couple of our low-cost (or no cost) solutions. I’m experimenting and planting a little earlier this year due […]
How can such a simple meal effect our environment, community, economy, and our bodies? Here is just one little sampling along with a recipe for the preparation of a delicious and nutritious meal.
Sometimes we don’t have all the meat we “need” going into the winter–it’s part of a self-sufficient lifestyle. You have some decisions to make at this point. All hope isn’t lost. Here’s how we get through a long winter with a short meat supply on those rough years.
We all know it’s possible to preserve potatoes for long periods of time, but actually doing it without having them spoil, shrivel, or sprout is still a huge mystery (and frustration) to many. As a former potato farmer, I’ll tell you how it’s done in my neck of the woods as well as share some […]
When I was in the 2nd or 3rd grade, we had a butter-making session in school where the teacher passed around a Mason jar about half full of what I thought was milk, and we each took turns shaking it until it turned into butter and buttermilk. I was so excited about being able to […]
Living a healthy and sustainable life is very important to me, which is one reason I choose not to be vegan. What? You thought a vegan diet was the healthiest and most sustainable diet? Nope. Check out my reasons for embracing a carnivorous lifestyle!