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…


Quilting: Recycling Made Beautiful

by Bonnie Lavigne 0

We didn’t invent recycling.  Our ancestors did it by necessity.  On the original homesteads across North America people re-jigged hard to obtain parts and materials…

Crofting Life

by Magdalena Perks 0


Going to the Birds! How I Turned Chicken Pellets…

by Anita Gerber 0

  I have learned to accept the gentle smiles and assumptions of others when the subject of chickens is mentioned.  It is always assumed that…

Roosters A Plenty

by Magdalena Perks 0


Rudolph and Company: A Portrait of the North American…

by Victoria Varga 0

  “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Had a Very Shiny Nose”…as well as some interesting characteristics that truly distinguish this helper to Santa from other members…


Edible Flowers: A Rose by Any Other Name Just…

by Adrianne Masters 0

  Making a life off of your land is nothing short of one big adventure.  People who are serious about it are the committed type.…

Poor Man’s Greenhouse

by Regina Anneler 0

Frugality and Finance

Budget Backyard Bee Box

by Andrew Botham 0

  This is a simple guide for whoever wishes to keep bees for the sheer joy of it without spending the earth on vast amounts…

Go Wildcrafting!

by Catherine Lugo 0


The View from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House: A…

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 0

“The days of wilderness adventure are not past!  The pioneer spirit is not dead!” These stirring words were written by one of America’s best known…


Adam vs. the Post Pounder

by Sue Dick 0

As far as I can tell, the blame lays squarely with Prince William of England and his then fiancée, Kate the future Duchess of Cambridge. …

Classic Tractors

by Mary-Beth Woods 0

Health and Diet

Medical Folkways in America – Part One: Maggots, Hairballs,…

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 0

I was reading through some old books looking for information on this and that, when I came across THIS: maggots as medicine. But wait—there's more.…

Lyme Disease

by Dr. Richard Monroe M.D. 0



by Neil Shelton 0

  I wish I knew how many thousands of dollars ticks have cost me. And the worst part is, they weren't even MY ticks.  I…

The Autumn Olympics

by Neil Shelton 0
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