Homestead Cookbook

Classic Hummus

by Jessica Shelton 0

  Hummus has been enjoyed in many parts of the world for centuries and with good reason.  The earliest recipe for a dish similar to…


The Deadliest Homesteading Mistake

by Neil Shelton 0

     They came from the city.      They were prepared.      They were prepared for the complete collapse of world civilization, and…

Been There, Done… What?

by Laura Negron-Valentin 0

Homestead Beseiged!

by Betty Taylor 0


Raising Backyard Chickens: The Basics

by Michael Schneider 0

Chickens are one of the easiest forms of livestock to raise and can be raised in many areas, including dense suburbs.  Chickens can be very…

Hens Are Birds, Too

by Faith Drummond 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,…


Your Medicinal Garden: Ten Herbs to Plant This Spring

by Karyn Sweet 0

Come Spring, the nursery catalogs will be arriving in the mail.  All of us are entertaining grandiose gardening plans.  This year, while planning your food…

Frugality and Finance

Make Beer – Quit Paying Taxes …Well, almost

by Chris Devaney 0

Homesteaders are a resourceful and imaginative group.  If you need a tool, a fixture, an egg or heating fuel, there’s that innate drive to make…


The Mountain Men

by Catherine Lugo 0

Who were the mountain men? They were America's original survivalists. They were the pathfinders of yore, lovers of nature, and fiercely independent. They lived and…


Too Close for Comfort: One Woman’s Misadventures in Pasture…

by Sue Dick 0

  I reflected it was an odd way to spend a morning. Crammed in a bulldozer cab, my bottom perched on a side molding of…

Health and Diet

Preventive Medicine: What You Need to Know

by Dr. Richard Monroe M.D. 0

There is a lot of talk today about healthcare in America.  Why does it cost so much?  Am I getting what I’m paying for?  How…


What I Learned From Poultry

by Diana Barker 0

Remember that old commercial, “It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature?”  Well, as a young child of about 12, I found out first-hand why you…

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