Homestead Cookbook

Easy, No-bake “Reese’s” Bars

by Jessica Shelton 0

  If you're a human being in America (and many other parts of the world) over the age of about 5, I'm willing to bet…

Spring Vegetable Quinoa

by Jessica Shelton 0

Herb Roasted Veggies

by Jessica Shelton 0


Natural Alternatives to Costly, Chemical, Household Products

by Diana Barker 2

I have personally tried all the natural alternatives in this article, and I have replaced the costly chemical products with these alternatives.  Not only are…


Think Outside the Nesting Box

by Kristin Mauer 0

The life of a modern day homesteader is consumed with planning and projects.  Whether it’s beehive construction, mending broken fence-posts, or stocking the pond, the…

Surrogate Mother Hens

by Jenny Sanders 0


My Experience with Home Milking: The Good, the Bad…

by April Freeman 0

On our farm, we enjoy being as independent as possible. To offset the ever-increasing costs of groceries, we have raised beef cattle, chickens for eggs,…

Itty Bitty Bovines

by Adrianne Masters 1


Food Forever: Creating a Perennial Food Forest

by Jenny Flores 2

  Growing our own produce is an important part of the homesteading lifestyle. However, planting and depending solely on annuals season after season can be…

Becoming a Master Gardener

by Christi Sweaney 0

Frugality and Finance

The Economics of Being a Cheap-o

by Jan R Cooke 0

How to retire without a huge pension and enjoy it It got me thinking after I had been to one of the “Retire Wealthy” meetings,…


Bamewawagezhikaquay: The most famous person you never heard of.

by Neil Shelton 0

  I'd like to introduce you to an extraordinary life, that of the pleasant-looking young woman in the portrait above. On the one hand, I…

The Corn Story

by Jane Johnston Schoolcraft 0


Adam vs. the Post Pounder

by Sue Dick 0

As far as I can tell, the blame lays squarely with Prince William of England and his then fiancée, Kate the future Duchess of Cambridge. …

Non-Electric Dreamin’

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 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 –…


The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Country Neighbors

by Sue Dick 0

  When we first bought the land that would one day become Ivy Hill Farm it was a desolate February day, complete with gray skies…

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