Have you ever met one of your all-time favorite heroes? How did you feel? Giddy? Nervous? Terrified? Here’s my story of chatting with two of the early pioneers of the modern homestead movement.
Archives for June 2014
Growing all of your own food is a lofty goal, yet rarely achieved even by the best homesteaders. Real food is expensive and time-consuming to acquire. Here are two ways we found money in the budget for real food.
Caring for the soil is crucial to the long-term viability of our gardens and agricultural systems. Yet one of the biggest mistakes is contributing to soil erosion. In this post, we’ll talk about what’s at stake and 5 ways you can prevent soil erosion.
Vacuum sealing helps to store dry goods long term. Keep your dry goods fresher inside a glass mason jar using this homemade non-electric vacuum sealer. It has no moving parts and will last a lifetime!
Summer is finally here and it’s time to spend some time in the garden. Here are some ideas for prioritizing what to do in the garden in June to get on track.