Disasters come in many different forms- hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, snow storms, fires, earthquakes, etc. It is important to have homestead disaster essentials ready to go in the event that you and your family experience any one of these. Homestead Disaster Preparation and Disaster Essentials Disaster preparedness isn’t just for “preppers”. This is something that every […]
For dairy cow owners who find themselves overwhelmed with an abundance of milk or an abundance of friends and neighbors asking for milk, a herdshare could be a great option for you! Additionally, if you live in a state where it is illegal to sell raw milk, starting a herdshare is a wonderful way to provide milk to your community without legal issues. Whether you are looking to join a herdshare in your area or start one from your own homestead, this episode is a great starting place to get your questions answered. Michelle and Adam have been running their herdshare for a couple of years now, and they are generously sharing their insight into this process from start to finish!
The apple harvest is abundant this time of year! My family was given a bushel of apples from a neighbor who has a small orchard so we made my favorite cinnamon ginger applesauce and ate the remainder fresh. Whether you grow your own apples or source them from a local apple orchard, you can make […]
Anyone who has tried to fence in livestock knows that there are many variables to consider. Will electric fencing work for every animal? Why might my livestock be escaping? Do I need an additional perimeter fence? In this episode, fencing expert Joe Putnam of Premier 1 Supplies answers many of the most common questions about livestock fencing and shares the variety of resources Premier 1 has to offer homesteaders of all kinds. Join us!