Buying Food in Bulk: Everything You Need to Know￼
Over the past couple of years, we’ve been trying to purchase most of our groceries in bulk. It hasn’t always been the perfect solution, but I think it’s been worth
Everything We’ve Learned Using Reclaimed Lumber
In progress rabbit tractor with lumber that washed down the creek. Homesteading lends itself easily to salvaging materials. Most homesteaders strive to save money, lead sustainable lives, and are excellent
Foraging: Wild Onions
The first time I ate wild onions I thought they were a godsend. I was a couple months into my Appalachian Trail thru-hike and totally craving anything green and fresh.
Foraging: Pine Needle Tea
The past few days have been oddly warm for February. With temperatures in the 60s and peepers singing at night it’s easy to forget that it’s not quite spring yet.
Super Easy Vegan Gravy
It was 20 degrees below the normal average all last week. And you know what happened this weekend? It rained and snowed and rained and snowed. Everything is slush. The
Tapping Trees for Syrup
It’s starting to look like spring is on the way, well sort of. Even though its only 10 degrees now we’ve had several warm days and its supposed to be
DIY Chicken Dust Bath
This winter has been a soggy one. We’ve had tons of rain and quick melting snow and our poor chickens are sick of it. They are much happier with the
How to Clean Copper Kettles
Awhile ago I told you all about this cute little kettle I purchased at an antique store in Maine. At the time we were still in school and even getting
Is Your Homestead Ready for a Winter Storm?
Winter storms all down the east coast offer an important reminder for any homesteader: preparedness. We don’t exactly consider ourselves “preppers” but you won’t catch us among those scurrying around
Simple & Cheap Homemade Laundry Detergent
We’re snowed in! Well we could get out, but it has been snowing since yesterday at 9am and is just starting to taper off now. Even Scott’s work was canceled