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    Kombucha 101: Make Fermented Tea in a Few Easy Steps

    Kombucha is a delicious & bubbly drink your whole family will love! It is a healthy, naturally fermented beverage made from brewed tea. Learn the basics and you’ll be making kombucha at home in just a few easy steps! Kombucha 101 What Is Kombucha? Put simply, kombucha is a fermented tea that is carbonated, slightly […]

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    Sourdough Bread: From Starter To Loaf

    Learn the basics of making sourdough bread at home from the sourdough starter to a delicious sourdough sandwich bread. Because there’s not much better than starting the day with a slice of sourdough bread with a generous dollop of homemade sugar-free jam! A little leaven leavens the whole lump. Ever wonder how bread was made […]

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    Family Milk Cow 101

    Family Cow 101

    From the cost to picking the right cow, breeding, calving, milking, and more learn the basics of keeping a family milk cow on the homestead. When we brought home our first family milk cow, it was a comedy of errors. Everything that could have gone wrong did. We thought we had done our research and […]

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    The Benefits of Barefoot Gardening

    The reality, however, is that barefoot gardening—just as with gardening with your hands in the dirt—is not only therapeutic, but extremely beneficial to your health. The Benefits of Barefoot Gardening It’s A Natural Thing According to Patrick McKeon, a professor in Ithaca College’s School of Health Sciences and Human Performance, barefoot activities can greatly improve […]

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    Fermenting Basics 101

    Fermentation Basics 101

    Many today are nervous to use fermentation as a method of preserving their harvest simply because they are unfamiliar with it. Let’s shake that fear and dive into some fermenting basics to give you the confidence to preserve food the traditional way Though there is a lot of science behind the process of fermentation, it […]

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    The Basics of Raising Chickens

    Before deciding to bring home those extremely cute, newly hatched chicks, take a look at what is involved in raising chickens. Certainly, raising chickens is an enjoyable hobby with the delicious fresh eggs as a reward. But do you know the needs of the day old hatched chicks? Can you even have chickens in your neighborhood […]

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