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Homemade Cream Cheese

How to Make Homemade Cream Cheese

On your journey toward becoming a cheesemaker, homemade cream cheese is definitely a recipe to try. The good news is cream cheese is easy, takes very little active time, has a high yield, and is amazingly delicious!  Whether you love cream cheese for homemade cheesecake, spread on bagels, crackers, or toast, for cream cheese frosting, […]

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365 Independence Days

365 Independence Days

We’re bringing you another classic lecture from the 2017 Homesteaders of America conference! Last time, we shared Joel Salatin’s vision of What is a Homesteader. Today, we hope you’re encouraged by Esther Emery’s inspirational talk where she shares the real legacy that her mother, the author Carla Emory who wrote Encyclopedia of Country Living, passed […]

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Gifts for Homesteaders

Gifts for Homesteaders

Looking for the perfect gift idea for the homesteader in your life? Homesteaders of America is here to help! We’ve compiled a collection of all the BEST gifts for homesteaders so you can give joy to your favorite farmer! Of course, there’s no better gift for homesteaders than the opportunity to gather with like-minded folks, […]

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Building a Humanure Compost Pile on the Homestead (VIDEO)

Building a Humanure Compost Pile

Join Off-Grid with Doug & Stacy as they show an easy system for how they use a humanure compost pile on their off-grid homestead to manage their waste. Doug & Stacy were scheduled to share a lecture about The Homestead Composting Toilet during the 2020 Homesteaders of America Conference but weren’t able to due to […]

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What Is a Homesteader? with Joel Salatin

We’ve brought Joel Salatin’s “What is a Homesteader?” talk out of the Homesteaders of America Conference lecture vault for everyone to enjoy as we get ready for another “agrarian Sabbath” this week! Below you’ll find the key points from his transcript but set aside some time to watch the full lecture and enjoy Joel’s masterful […]

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3 Ways to Make Ricotta Cheese at Home

Whey Ricotta Cheese Recipe

Ricotta cheese is one of the easiest homemade cheese recipes you can make! And it doesn’t even need special ingredients, like rennet or starter cultures, so it’s one everyone can make today. Let’s learn 3 different ways you can make homemade ricotta cheese! Making cheese at home can be intimidating. Like pressure canning and soap […]

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Dairy Supplies for the Family Cow

Dairy Supplies & Equipment for Family Cow

So you’re thinking about bringing home a family milk cow? It’s time to hit the books and dive into Family Milk Cow 101! There is a lot you need to know before you fill that first pail with milk including what dairy supplies you need to get started so you have the milking equipment on hand from […]

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Freedom Apparel Line NOW Available!

In 1776, a five man committee drafted America’s most important document—The Declaration of Independence. This document was accepted by the Congress on July 4, 1776, ensuring our rights to LIFE, LIBERTY, and the PURSUIT of HAPPINESS.  This document is an intentional list of our rights as humans. It gives us the right to freely homestead […]

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