Homestead Cookbook

Cheesy-Italian Buttermilk Quick-bread

by Jessica Shelton 0

I've got to tell you all, I simply love this bread.  As you probably know by now, I'm not the type of person who likes…

German Oven-Pancake

by Jessica Shelton 0


Weather Lore and Superstitions

by Sherrie Taylor 0

“Red sky at night, sailors delight. Red sky at morning, sailors take warning.” Since the beginning of time man has found various ways to predict…

Flowers and Horticulture

Going Bats! The Benefits of Bat Houses on Your…

by Patricia Halderman 0

Do you want to know how amazing bats are?  I hear you saying, “Why am I learning about bats on Homestead.org?”  What could they possibly…

Go Wildcrafting!

by Catherine Lugo 0

Mineral-rich Weeds

by Lisa Maloney 0


Establishing a Market for Farm-raised Meats

by D. Joe Caffee 0

Thirty years ago my parents loaded my little brother and me into Dad’s 1978 powder-blue Dodge pickup and headed fifteen miles north to a dairy…


Inside a Sharecropper’s Garden: Growing Food in the Inner-city

by Clare Brandt 0

Birgitt Evans has been gardening since she was a child.  Now a resident of Alameda—an eleven square mile island in Northern California’s San Francisco Bay—she’s…

Frugality and Finance

Easy Homestead Moonshine

by Anthony Okrongly 3

Welcome to the short and sweet homestead moonshine guide.  I’ going to skip all the lengthy legal disclaimers.  I’m not telling you to break the…

Will’s Good Store

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 0

25 Ways to Save Money

by Karyn Sweet 0


Sylvester Graham and His Wonderful Cracker

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 0

When I as a child, way back when, in the good old days, once upon a time… we did not get to eat a lot…

Victory Gardens – Winners and Losers

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 0


Non-Electric Dreamin’

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 0

Lehman's Store Serves the Amish, the Homesteaders, and the Big Wide World Jay Lehman had a dream.  It was a modest dream.  But the dream…