Homestead Cookbook

Tamale Pie

by Jessica Shelton 0

I'm just going to start this out by saying that I LOVE tamales.  They've been a Shelton-family favorite for over 30 years.  I grew up…

Cucumber-scallion Dip

by Jessica Shelton 0

Energy Balls

by Jessica Shelton 0


Reflections of a Second Generation Homesteader

by Darcy Reinagel 0

Ever have an itch that just never goes away no matter whether you scratch it or you don't?  My dad had an itch like that. …

Future Homesteading

by Neil Shelton 0

Flowers and Horticulture

Go Wildcrafting!

by Catherine Lugo 0

No matter where you live, you can create an income stream, or supplement your existing income by harvesting the natural products you find all around…

Brassica: The Queen of Greens

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 0


Bottle Lambs: Reality vs. the Cute Factor

by Anita Gerber 0

Lambs have a very high cute factor.  There are very few people who can resist saying “awwww” to any lamb under four months old.  Under…


Composting with Worms: They Wiggle While They Work

by Kristin Mauer 2

If you love gardening and permaculture, then you’ll dig (pun intended) composting with vermiculture!  So what exactly is vermiculture, and why is it becoming increasingly…

Frugality and Finance

Money is a Four-letter Word

by Skip Thomsen 0

To many homesteaders and would-be homesteaders, “money” is a four-letter word.  After all, money is all about materialism, and that's the antithesis of homesteading, right?…


He Who Shall Not Work Shall Not Eat: Part…

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 0

Captain John Smith told the English colonists under his sway “he who shall not work shall not eat.” It was a Biblical injunction, stated to…


How to Buy a Pick-up for the Homestead

by Jamie Svrcek 0

or Looking for the Best Mule “He drives a ’57 GMC pick-up truck.   It’s got a gun rack and a 'Goat Ropers Need Love, too!'…