Category: Our Farm

Start Seedlings without a Greenhouse

With every goal there comes the desire for quicker progress or a faster outcome. For some, that may be exercise goals, career promotions, or weight loss. The same is true for farming. Everything in this business takes a lengthy amount of time. Growing animals,…

My Favorite Ways to Preserve Apples

“Autumn and Cinnamon go so perfectly together.” It is late September, which means… Apple Season! Every year I preserve a couple hundred pounds of apples. They also go into pies, crumbles, drinks, and little mouths. You know it is apple season when a walk…

10 Things You Can Do to Live More Sustainably (even in the city).

“Food security is not in the supermarket. It’s not in the government. It’s not at the emergency services division. True food security is the historical normalcy of packing it in during the abundant times, building that in-house larder, and resting easy knowing that our…

5 Steps to Raising Meat Chickens

“But my favorite remained the basic roast chicken. What a deceptively simple dish. I had come to believe that one can judge the quality of a cook by his or her roast chicken. Above all, it should taste like chicken: it should be so…

5 Reasons You Should Spend More Time At Home (and what to do while there)

Here are five beneficial reasons to spending more time at home, and less time in the Great American Rat Race. This post is absolutely my opinion and is only meant for encouragement. 1) Spend Less: As long as you are not spending your day…

How to Fail Miserably.

“Ma sighed gently and said, “A whole year gone, Charles.” But Pa answered, cheerfully: “What’s a year amount to? We have all the time there is.” -Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House on the Prairie I began my homesteading journey in 2012. I had three little…

Just Say No.

Have you ever grew tired of the concrete? The buildings? The busy-ness? The monotonous of commuting? Do you crave a deeper connection with those around you? There was a time in my recent past that I unknowingly took a break from my dedication to…

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