How to build a greenhouse from scraps

I have a long term goal of providing enough food on our homestead to last from one harvest to the next, and hopefully, a little more. I have been discovering that I am not planting enough or early enough to meet this goal. So we decided it was time to figure out how to build […]

Harvest blessings and a tomato sauce secret

This post may contain affiliate links to products I use and love. If you make a purchase through these links, I receive a small commission while your price remains the same. The fall is a very busy time of year. The garden often likes to ripen all at once, and all that food needs to […]

Nothing goes to waste on a farm

We’ve had a hobby farm for about 17 years, but in the last couple years we have worked hard to become full-time homesteaders. In all those years, we have learned an important lesson. Nothing should go to waste. Everything on the farm can be put to use, if you think creatively. We just butchered a […]

Farmer’s Market ideas

As we step up our homesteading game, heading to the farmer’s market with our produce has become a big goal. I want to do more than just offload extra zucchini, though. I’ve been on Pinterest, and brainstorming ideas to stand out a bit at our local farmer’s market. Here are some of my ideas. Get […]

Harvesting cabbage and making kraut

We crammed so many plants into our garden this year. Sometimes, it is a bit of an adventure to climb in and harvest the veggies! That is why we have plans to have two gardens next year, one for the tomatoes, cabbages, peppers, etc., and one for the corn and all the squashes. Today, we […]