Food

Homesteading Food articles collected over two decades from experienced homesteaders who know what they’re talking about.

Early Spring Wild Edibles: It’s Time to Go Foraging!

Leaves are unfurling in the masses, enjoying the warm sun and gentle drops of rain as morels are generously filling…

1 month ago

Food Forever: Creating a Perennial Food Forest

Growing our own produce is an important part of the homesteading lifestyle. However, planting and depending solely on annuals season…

2 months ago

Morel Hunters: Foraging for Morel Mushrooms

When the trees are sporting their new green leaves and the ground is warm and damp, it is spring in…

2 months ago

Brew Beer—Quit Paying Taxes… Well, almost

Homesteaders are a resourceful and imaginative group.  If you need a tool, a fixture, an egg or heating fuel, there’s…

2 months ago

The Doomsday Cookie

Can a cookie save lives? The United States government thought so. In fact, they were on a mission to save…

3 months ago

Baking Bread from Home Milled Flour

For some baking bread is an art, for some a hobby, while for others it is a daily routine. Bread…

4 months ago

The Peanut Man: George Washington Carver

"I believe the Great Creator has put oil and ores on this earth to give us a breathing spell. As…

4 months ago

Frozen Food: Foraging in Winter

We don’t often think of winter as a prime time to harvest. It’s cold, the ground might be frozen, and…

4 months ago

Homemade Cheese in an Ultra-pasteurized World

In an era where all things labeled "do-it-yourself" or "DIY" are gaining popularity, making cheese at home is having a…

5 months ago

Cooking on a Wood Cookstove

Although my husband and I are not off the grid, we don't want to rely on public utilities if we…

6 months ago