Foraging for Yarrow & Harvest Book Review

Foraging for Yarrow & Harvest Book Review

Foraging for Yarrow & Harvest Book Review

Foraging for Yarrow & Harvest Book Review

Books in this house, like so much in our life, are things of pure practicality. Farming manuals, field guides, herbal medicine references they’re all useful and wonderful in their own

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Foraging for Vegans: 15 Wild Proteins

Foraging for Vegans: 15 Wild Proteins

You want to live off the land? You gotta hunt! For wild edibles, of course! No, but in all seriousness I hear this all the freaking time. So many homesteading

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Key Elements of an Off Grid Homestead

Key Elements of an Off Grid Homestead

For a few short weeks there I was really feeling like we had a handle on everything. Then of course the reality of this life we’ve chosen came crashing back

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DIY Candied Ginger and Ginger Syrup

DIY Candied Ginger and Ginger Syrup

Heart burn. Nausea. Indigestion. Ginger to the rescue! There’s absolutely no need to run to the pharmacy for some chemical filled, over priced, garbage. I eat candied ginger for nausea all the

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16 Vegan Protein Sources that You Can Grow in Your Backyard

16 Vegan Protein Sources that You Can Grow in Your Backyard

One of the criticisms I’ve heard about vegan homesteading is that you just can’t live off vegetables. To be honest I totally get where they’re coming from. I read about

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Designing a CSA Flyer & Sign Up Sheet

Designing a CSA Flyer & Sign Up Sheet

A few weeks ago I let all of you in on one of our latest projects, the Rabbit Ridge Farm CSA. While I’e seen a lot of posts about planning

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Huge List of Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Consumption and Waste

Huge List of Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Consumption and Waste

Have you seen that meme that’s like, “try organic food, or as your grandparents called it, “food.”” Well the same concept applies to plastic. Back in the good ole’ days life

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Decorating with Native Evergreens in the South

Decorating with Native Evergreens in the South

Our first Christmas here I noticed it wasn’t just snow missing from our landscape. It hit me how much I had taken for granted being surrounded by spruce and fir

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Celebrating the Solstice: A Holiday Tradition Every Homesteader Should Have

Celebrating the Solstice: A Holiday Tradition Every Homesteader Should Have

There’s a ton of controversy surrounding the holiday season. It’s pretty ridiculous really. People are upset if you say merry Christmas, happy holidays, or nothing at all. You’re a rich consumerist

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Selecting Cut Flower Varieties for the Farm

Selecting Cut Flower Varieties for the Farm

Pickin’ wildflowers. That is it. That’s really all the experience I have with flowers. I don’t even generally like flowery things or colors. So guess who’s starting a cut flower garden

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