Homestead Cookbook

Vegetable Beef Soup

by Jessica Shelton 0

Regardless of the fact that we're well into spring now, the temps here in the Ozarks were down into the low thirties the other night. …

Black Bean and Corn Salad

by Jessica Shelton 0

Veggie-Beer Chili

by Jessica Shelton 0


Making a Life, Not a Living: A Single Parent’s…

by Mariann Foster 2

I couldn't say the exact date I started homesteading, since it has been a steady progression over the last seventeen years.  I grew up in…

Flowers and Horticulture

Brassica: The Queen of Greens

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 0

I recently had breakfast with my three-year old granddaughter Josephine, in a rather chi-chi diner of her choosing. When her pancake arrived it was garnished…

Go Wildcrafting!

by Catherine Lugo 0


Icelandic Sheep: Triple-purpose Breed

by Victoria Varga 0

One of the oldest and most luxurious wool breeds of sheep is the hardy breed of Icelandics.  This particular breed, as the name suggests, originates…

Alluring Alpacas

by Heather Huffman 0


A Backyard Market Garden

by Kevin Wright 0

I was a market gardener long before I ever knew it.  I came along it quite by accident, really.  It would be several years after…

Bramble Blood

by Trendle Ellwood 0

Frugality and Finance

Small-scale Homesteading: How Much Do You Really Need?

by Rebecca Long 0

I subscribe to a number of homesteading blogs.  One in particular chronicles the adventures of a single person running a small farm.  While I certainly…

Easy Homestead Moonshine

by Anthony Okrongly 3


An Illustrated History of Log Cabins

by Doug Smith 0

Just down the road from our house sits a sagging cabin made from hand-hewn logs with a low ceiling and raggedly sturdy stone fireplace standing…

The Mountain Men

by Catherine Lugo 0


The “Swiss Army Knife” of Homestead Tractors

by John Molloy 0

What used to be pretty well accepted as “normal” life is likely where we're all headed—tougher times. Most people deluded themselves into believing that the…

Classic Tractors

by Mary-Beth Woods 0