Ferment Chicken Feed Safely With These Strategies!

Ferment Chicken Feed Safely With These Strategies!

With these tips, you can ferment chick starter feed safely!   Chickens need feed. That is an unavoidable fact. With the right feed, chickens will grow up big and healthy, and then your darling feathery friends will give you all the love that they have.    While all feed is good, there are easy adjustments…

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.  …

100+ Crazy Delicious Pickle Recipes You Can Make Practically For Free

100+ Crazy Delicious Pickle Recipes You Can Make Practically For Free

When your garden is in full swing, and you’re harvesting more than you can eat, what do you do?   Preserve your hard won vegetables of course!   Even if you shop at the farmer’s market, chances are, you won’t be able to pass up that great deal on cauliflower, radishes, and more, right?   Pickling…

Backyard Chickens & Apple Cider Vinegar: A Marriage Made In Heaven [Podcast]
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Backyard Chickens & Apple Cider Vinegar: A Marriage Made In Heaven [Podcast]

You probably hear that apple cider vinegar is healthy for your backyard flock. But do you know why?   We rely on apple cider vinegar on our farm. Buuuttt…I have some hard and fast rules when it comes to this magic liquid.      I’ll tell you one right now: I think homemade apple cider…

Fermenting Vegetables Demystified: The Basics of Fermenting Vegetables
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Fermenting Vegetables Demystified: The Basics of Fermenting Vegetables

(This fermenting article is sponsored by Fermentools. They sent me their fermenting tools to test out for this post. Of course, I only promote products I trust and use myself, so rest assured the opinions I express are my honest opinions. Don’t fret over the whole sponsored post thing – you’ll have a much better experience…

4 Homesteading Podcasts Your Family Needs to Hear

4 Homesteading Podcasts Your Family Needs to Hear

I was recently told that podcasts are dead, but there are plenty of homesteading podcasts out there, and they’re a rich resource of information.   They also happen to be a convenient way for a homesteader, who’s likely busy about the farm or with children, to absorb information.   The best part? They’re free.   When…