Homestead products

Backyard Garden Dreamin’

Would you like to create an edible landscape? Some individuals are turning their lawns or small acreages into food-producing backyard…

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

Make Money with Specialty Herbs and Cut Flowers

If you are looking for another income opportunity for your homestead, consider making money selling specialty herbs and cut flowers. …

2 months ago

Raise Heritage Turkeys for Holiday Cash

Small-scale turkey farming is an excellent income source for homesteaders.  They have interesting personalities and are suitable for homesteads with…

3 months ago

Getting Greasy: A Beginner’s Guide to Infusing Oils

Ready to get your hands dirty this winter? Infusing oils is a constructive and joyful activity that adds a bit…

3 months ago

Inside a Sharecropper’s Garden: Growing Food in the Inner-city

Birgitt Evans has been gardening since she was a child.  Now a resident of Alameda—an eleven square mile island in…

4 months ago

It’s Just Business: Creating a Business Plan for Your Homestead

Homesteaders are not afraid of hard work and do not collapse when confronting a challenge.  This is why it is…

4 months ago

Happy Homestead Quilting: Quilt Patterns You’ll Love

If you’re a quilter you may have started on a whim because of a quilt you saw in a book…

5 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

Celebrate a Buy-Nothing Christmas

It always surprises me how quickly we are encouraged to move from the attitude of gratitude of Thanksgiving to the…

5 months ago

DIY Winter Skincare

Winter is upon us and while we may be glad to get some time out of the midsummer sun, winter…

6 months ago

Decorating with Mother Nature

The holidays are almost here and one of my favorite things to do is use what nature provides to decorate…

8 months ago