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January 8, 2022
dual purpose chicken

Best dual-pupose (eggs and meat) chicken for the homestead

Why raise a chicken that can function both as a source of eggs and also meat? It’s handy on the homestead because chances are, you’ll find […]
January 4, 2022
Christmas tree, goats, sheep, cattle

Leftover Christmas trees and fall decorations make tasty treats for farm animals

Before you haul your Christmas tree out to the curb, consider donating it to a friend or neighbor with goats, sheep or cattle!   Every year […]
January 1, 2022
homestead goals

Setting your homestead goals for the new year

“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.” -Zig Ziglar   Setting goals is a first step in […]
December 28, 2021
quail eggs superfood

Quail, a wonderful addition to any homestead

When people think about the first animal to add to their homestead, it is usually chickens. But what about quail? Quail are an often overlooked option, […]
December 24, 2021

The importance of community and networking in the days ahead

Venezuela was once the wealthiest nation in South America. Now, its citizens are fleeing on foot thanks to corrupt policy and leadership. While we hope what […]
November 19, 2021
heritage breed turkey

Raising Heritage Turkeys on the Homestead

What a delight to know that you can play a significant part of rejuvenating an endangered breed of animal and preserve a piece of cultural heritage […]
November 6, 2021
Lakenvelder, heritage breed

Why you should consider a heritage breed for your homestead

Thinking of adding poultry, pigs, sheep, horses. or cattle to your homestead? Why not consider a heritage breed? Heritage breeds are the livestock our ancestors would […]
September 3, 2021

Ten lessons learned from a power outage

When the electricity went out for 26 hours recently, it was an eye-opener! Here are ten important lessons I learned: If it happened once, it can […]
August 18, 2021
homeschooling, humanism, modern education

Do your homework before you send your kids to school

Dorothy Sayers in her award-winning lecture at Oxford University said “We let our young men and women go out unarmed, in a day when armour was […]