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


Making Your Homestead Pay… You First!

by Betty Taylor 0

Growing Your Homestead Without Going Into Debt It was June, almost ten bee seasons ago, and Steve and a friend were moving an established hive…


Getting Started With Chicks

by Jan Hoadley 0

Have you considered chickens as a means of producing your own food?  Have you looked at the stores and seen the price of eggs, the…


The Economics of Dairy Goats

by Allena Jackson 0

Milk prices have certainly gotten higher in the last few years, high enough that many of us small farmers are seriously considering a dairy animal. …


Strange Edibles

by Karyn Sweet 0

The vegetable garden is usually one of the first steps taken towards self-sufficiency.  Who would want to do without plump tomatoes and fresh watermelons cracked…

Gardening by the Moon

by Catherine Lugo 0

Frugality and Finance

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,…

Will’s Good Store

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 0


Music Carriers of the Southern Appalachians: Sharing History Through…

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 0

If you’ve ever traveled through the southern Appalachian Mountains, you will immediately understand, even from the window of your car, that it would have been…

Peboan and Seegwun (Winter and Spring)

by Jane Johnston Schoolcraft 0


Classic Tractors

by Mary-Beth Woods 0

I like to think of the tractor as the Cuisinart of land.  There are so many little chores on the homestead that a tractor can…

Health and Diet

Garden Therapy — Getting in Touch with Your Roots

by Laurie Charpentier 0

My introduction to gardening began with time spent in my grandfather’s garden.  His suburban lot was no bigger than 10,000 square feet, but it was…

Lyme Disease

by Dr. Richard Monroe M.D. 0


Why Don’t Juke Boxes Offer “None of the Above”?

by Neil Shelton 0

You know, it's getting where music really ticks me off. Okay, I know what you're thinking already.  It's practically blasphemy to speak ill of music;…

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