The Secret of Inpangela: Guinea Fowl are Strong Magic for Your Homestead

2 weeks ago
Anthony Okrongly

The Secret Magic of Inpangela Man does not live by egg alone. While we may keep chickens on the homestead…

Cleaning Up the Garden for Winter — Fall and Winter Garden Care

I always feel a strange sense of forlorn relief at this time of year, as I glance over the garden-in-twilight. …

3 weeks ago

Ten Ways To Promote Your Homestead

Homesteaders often say were first attracted to the lifestyle because of their desire to get out of the rat race. …

1 month ago

Turkey Day… or Should It Be “Corn Day”?

I admit, I am very pro-Thanksgiving. What's not to like about Turkey Day? On what other holiday can we get…

1 month ago

Born to be Wild: North American Wild Turkeys

The North American Wild Turkey can be found in every state of the U.S., as well as in southern-most sections…

1 month ago

Raising Heritage Turkeys on the Homestead: Get a Load of These Gobblers

What started as a seasonal endeavor of raising turkeys for meat, became so much more. It was a pleasure to…

1 month ago

The Turkey-manure Manifesto

Lately, I’ve had the satisfaction of launching into a new project that I’ve been planning for quite some time and…

1 month ago

Foraging for Old Field Tea

Years ago, I, like many college students, spent a lot of time in cafes and coffee shops as I pursued…

1 month ago

Hearty Lasagna Soup

I don't know how anyone can not like lasagna.  I mean, what's not to like?  Zesty, meaty tomato sauce with…

1 month ago

Retirement or Rejuvenation? Homesteading as Social Security

In the 1970’s, my father decided to retire at age 62, the minimum age to draw Social Security.  He quit…

1 month ago

The Self-Reliant Homestead by Charles A. Sanders (Book Review)

Charles A. Sanders, author of The Self-Reliant Homestead: A Book of Country Skills, has made a career as a Conservation…

1 month ago

The Homesteader in Denial — How to Convince Your Partner You’re Not Crazy

“I have to get out of the city: I can’t take it anymore.” “I’m not living anywhere that doesn’t have…

1 month ago