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


Salvage is the Soul of Our Homestead

by Carrie Sacco 8

  A girl about the age of twelve, sporting a French beret, stands to the side with her face tilted, looking over the fields as…


Peafowl: Plumage and Personality

by Victoria Varga 0

Peacocks have been considered for thousands of years, as the world’s most beautiful of all birds.  Both sexes including the "peahen" female, and the "peacock"…

Chickens Lay Eggs… Sometimes

by Elizabeth Ledford 0


Building Community Through Bartering and Trading

by Benjamin K Coffman 0

Think back to your grandparents, or maybe your great-grandparents and the stories they used to tell you.  Chances are they were full of self-sufficiency, gardens,…


Give a Fig – New Facts on the Oldest…

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 0

My connection with figs began early.  I would have been no older than four when we moved to a little brick house in Greensboro, North…

Gardening by the Moon

by Catherine Lugo 0

Frugality and Finance

Selling What You Make, Online

by Jeremy Pellani 0

It is indeed a strange paradox that the internet enables me to pursue the “simple life”.   Fresh out of college my wife and I had…


Letters Of A Woman Homesteader 6: A Thanksgiving-Day Wedding

by Elinore P Stewart 0

"Letters of a Woman Homesteader" continued: November 22, 1909 Dear Mrs. Coney,— ... I think every one enjoyed our Thanksgiving programme except poor Gale. She…


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 the…

Health and Diet

Entering the Hospital: Some Facts to Know to Protect…

by Dr. Richard Monroe M.D. 0

This is the second article addressing medical concerns and questions in the hospital setting.  It is in response to a blog forum on the Homestead.org…


We’re Being Mugged by Mother Nature

by Neil Shelton 0

  One of biggest the reasons I enjoy living out in the woods is the wildlife. Not that wild life.  That life gets decidedly less…

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