Snakes in the Ozarks

by Neil Shelton 0

I walked outside this morning to find my front yard filled with purple crocus flourishing in this balmy 60-degree version of February.  This inspired me…

Surrogate Mother Hens

by Jenny Sanders 0

The iconic image of a mother hen, clucking gently to a clutch of adorable chicks, following her all around.  This is the stuff of homestead…

The first livestock most new homesteaders bring home to the farm are chickens—and rightly so. They’re small, relatively harmless, provide both meat and eggs, and…