In this homestead-in-progress update, we get ready add two off-grid measures to our current, temporary living space–waste management, and heat! Though we haven’t yet built our sustainable home, we’re going to do everything we can in our current trailer to get it in better shape, off-the-grid as much as possible, and learning everything we can […]
The heat of the summer can make baking and cooking somewhat intolerable in an off-grid homestead. We remedied this for a while by cooking over a fire pit, but this outdoor kitchen will be a much more refined (and fun!) way to keep the heat outdoors and the house cool. Watch along with part one […]
This post will explain the differences between a pressure canner and a steam canner, and why you’ll definitely want to learn how to use a steam canner. Watch the video below, Wildflowers!
This week we are reviewing the Nerdy Farm Wife’s 101 Easy Homemade Products complete with a video tutorial for Violet Leaf Lotion Bars. Great for winter dry skin!
If you are new to homesteading, taking care of a herd of goats on your own can be a bit daunting. Goats are very smart and easily motivated by food, so training is much easier than people think. Now that all of my goats are trained, even my little bucks, chore time is a breeze. […]
101 basics for getting a garden started with young children. Basic gardening steps plus how to incorporate young children’s learning in the garden.