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 you've…


You Can Afford Your Homestead Dream… But You May…

by Tony Colella 0

Do you dream of one day owning a homestead of your own, a place where you can raise animals and gardens to provide good, wholesome…

Flowers and Horticulture

Look to the Weeds

by Diana Barker 0

Gardeners and farmers constantly battle with the weeds, but weeds can have a useful purpose. Weeds can be used as a soil indicator. Simply by…


The Healing Properties of Emus

by Victoria Varga 0

Emus, Ostriches, and Rheas—all flightless “running birds”—belong to the same class: “Aves”.  Emus resemble ostriches somewhat in appearance, but are significantly smaller and more easily…


In Defense of the Weed-lot

by Sheri Dixon 0

Whether your homestead is one acre or one hundred acres, there’s a terrific feeling of ownership and stewardship that goes along with knowing that YOUR…

Frugality and Finance

Been There, Done… What?

by Laura Negron-Valentin 0

Here’s the thing… we recently discovered we’re very rich.  Right now we are only lacking money.  Thankfully, we have pretty much everything else in abundance. …

Butter ‘N’ Eggs Without the Manure!

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 0


The Little Cabin at Sinking Spring: Part Two of…

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 0

  From the earliest days in the new united states, living involved networking.  As we’ve already seen in Part One, if you build a lean-to…

Prehistoric Homesteaders: A Meditation

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 0


How to Buy a VERY Used Tractor

by Neil Shelton 0

If you're shopping for a tractor, if you've never owned a tractor before, and if you're reading the pages of Homestead.org, then I'm going to…