10+ Ways to Preserve Your Harvest Without Canning!
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10+ Ways to Preserve Your Harvest Without Canning!

On our farm, we preserve a lot of food without canning – and often, it’s easier, faster, and better to leave the canning jars on the shelf.   Particularly if you’re not familiar with pressure canning, or if you’re unsure about starting, you might be wondering how you can preserve meat, fruit, or dairy.  …

Not Sure What Crops To Grow In May? Here’s Answers! [Planting Guide]
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Not Sure What Crops To Grow In May? Here’s Answers! [Planting Guide]

It’s May, but for different areas of the country, that means different crops you can start!   Here in Zone 7, we’re well under way, and have already harvested our cool weather crops, and my tomato plants have had a sudden growth spurt.   My friends in Zones 3 and 4, however, are just getting…

A Cluckin’ Good Time: Episode 1 [Live Stream]
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A Cluckin’ Good Time: Episode 1 [Live Stream]

A Cluckin’ Good Time is a Facebook Live Stream Show that I’ve developed along with my friend, Mindy Young of Farm Fit Living.   We talk about homesteading, kitchen hacks, chickens, goats, livestock, and pretty much anything that we think of. Lots of audience participation!   A Cluckin’ Good Time airs Sunday nights at 7pm…

2015 Homestead Goals

We’ve had a few improvement ideas kicking around since we bought this homestead back in April. We’ve done all the work so far ourselves, trying to do it with as many free resources as possible. For 2015, I want to accomplish: Finishing the horse barn and creating a wash bay Erecting a pergola between the…