Vegetables

Homesteading articles about Vegetables pertaining to homesteaders, farming, animal husbandry, gardening, history, and myriad other topics discussed at Homestead.org, collected over two decades from experienced homesteaders who know what they’re talking about.

Peter Piper Picked a Peck: DIY Pickles on the Homestead

Homesteaders are accustomed to spending time at home and taking on projects in the kitchen.  Now that everyone has been…

2 months ago

Beet Kvass: The Miracle of Russia

When considering the wonderful contributions that Russia has made to the culinary world, the first response that might spring to…

3 months 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…

5 months ago

Grub in a Tub: Container Gardening on the Homestead

How to Fight the High Cost of Groceries This Summer, Starting Right Now with Container Gardening. Well, I guess it’s…

7 months ago

Super Tuber! Sweet Potatoes: Superheroes in the Garden

Sometimes we Americans can have some pretty lame attitudes toward food. We insist that tomatoes are a fruit, but nobody…

1 year ago

Basement Bunnies and Grow-box Gardening: The Challenges of Urban Homesteading

Tammy Curry greeted me with fresh homemade bread, slathered with butter, and a glass of cool sweet tea.  It was…

1 year ago

Five Fun Farmer’s Market Products: Draw Interest to Your Table

  Participating in a farmer's market is a great income opportunity that allows you to connect with the people in…

1 year ago

You Say “Tomato”; I Say “All Right!”

  Three years ago, my husband decided to start growing an aphrodisiac in our urban postage-stamp property.  I was as…

1 year ago

Check Out These Seeds! Grow Hardy Plants and Preserve the Food Chain with a Seed Library

Grow Hardy Plants and Preserve the Food Chain with a Seed Library It occurred to me, as I was writing…

2 years ago

Growing Tomatoes and Peppers in Winter

  Tomatoes and peppers are two of summer’s most-loved foods.  However, winter is quickly drawing near, and the garden is…

2 years ago

The Humble Spud: From Inca to Ireland to Idaho

  Let’s be honest. It really doesn’t look like something you’d want to eat. Line your driveway with it, sure.…

2 years ago

The Meatless Homestead: Making the Move to Vegetarianism

  This spring, we undertook a radical transformation on our homestead. After seven years of raising animals for meat (chicken,…

2 years ago