Homestead Cookbook

Cucumber Scallion Dip

by Jessica Shelton 0

  If you're looking for a creamy, yet fresh-tasting accompaniment for a party tray or just a quick snack, this dip fits the bill.  Clean,…

Cheesy Green Chile Grits

by Jessica Shelton 0

Creamy, Fresh Rhubarb Cake

by Jessica Shelton 0


Acronyms to Live By: WTSHTF and It’s TEOTWAWKI Will…

by Sheri Dixon 0

The Internet is a wonderful thing.  Or a terrible thing.  Depending on the user, and the day, and the attitude of the user at any…


Bad Boys on the Homestead

by Betty Taylor 0

  It’s autumn and Romeo smells like he just peed all over himself... which he has... for the umpteenth time.  The usually-white hair of his…


Goat Milk Galore

by Jenny Flores 0

One of the greatest blessings of spring are babies and if you have goats on your homestead, you probably have kids running around this time…

Second-Chance Horses

by Cynthia O'Neil 0


Grocery Shelf to Garden Bed: How to Regrow Store-Bought…

by Jenny Flores 0

  Although we grow most of what we eat, there are times I need to buy produce from other vendors at our farmers market or…

Victory Gardens: Winners and Losers

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 0

Frugality and Finance

Been There, Done… What?

by Laura Negron-Valentin 0

  Here’s the thing… we recently discovered we’re very rich.  Right now we are only lacking money.  Thankfully, we have pretty much everything else in…


The Tygart Valley Homesteads: Pioneers of the Great Depression

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 3

"Two days after Thanksgiving, hospitable Anna Eleanor Roosevelt…motored in a White House car from Washington to visit the Tygart Valley homestead project near Elkins, W.…

Time Traveling with the WPA: Missouri

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 0


Ford Model 8N Operator’s Manual

by Neil Shelton 0

  Perhaps you’re wondering what sort of character would write a book review about an owner’s manual. Well, I have to admit that I don’t…

Classic Tractors

by Mary-Beth Woods 0

Health and Diet

The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide: Even Rural Residents Need…

by Dr. Richard Monroe M.D. 0

Winter in the country is an amazingly beautiful season. The transformation of the trees and countryside with snow and ice is spectacular to behold –…


My Guardian Donkey: Burden of Beasts

by Sue Dick 0

Here on Ivy Hill Farm there are two epochs: BC (Before Clara) and AD (After Donkey).  In the long ago days of Ivy Hill BC,…

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