Learn what to plant in March with Homesteaders of America Vegetable Garden Growing Guides! Even if it is still pretty cold where you live, there is probably some gardening you could be doing in March! (Even if it’s just growing windowsill microgreens for a homegrown salad!) That’s good thing because the days are getting noticeably […]
Bringing baby chicks onto the homestead is always exciting whether you are a chicken newbie or a seasoned chicken keeper. Don’t let the excitement get you too far ahead of yourself, though. Before you bring your first (or next) batch of birds home, be sure to take a few steps to prepare for baby chicks […]
Knowing the right time to plant seeds and seedlings in your vegetable garden is important if you’re trying to grow as much food as possible in your homestead garden. Let’s dive deep and learn about how you can know when is the perfect time to plant your garden using our Homesteaders of America Growing Guides! […]
I hear from many homesteading families who have the dream of sustaining their families by making an income right from their homesteads. This is the American dream, right? In today’s episode, Emilie is sharing with us the story of how she and her family did just that. What began as a quest to overcome health issues in her own family became a thriving skincare business that helps families all across the globe. Join us for this inspiring conversation all about entrepreneurship, homesteading, skincare, health, and more!
Learn what to plant in February with Homesteaders of America Vegetable Garden Growing Guides! While most of the gardens in the United States are still resting, perhaps even insulated under a thick blanket of snow, there are a few southern areas beginning to warm up and will be ready to grow vegetables soon! What to […]
Cast iron cookware is a staple in many homestead kitchens. They are known for being versatile pans that can be used on the stove top, in the oven, and even over an open fire. When properly cared for, these pans can last a lifetime and beyond! In fact, my best cast iron skillet is over […]
Mike’s journey into farming and conservation may not be what you expect, but he is a wealth of wisdom on this complex yet important topic of pasture management. While Mike manages a thousand-acre cattle farm, he breaks down the principles of pasture health to apply to the everyday homesteader. We talk about first identifying where the health of your pastures stands, how to take steps toward improvement, managing multiple species on the same acreage, and more. For anyone looking to cultivate thriving pastures on your homestead, you will find this conversation with Mike so valuable!
Learn what to plant in January with Homesteaders of America Vegetable Garden Growing Guides! While most of the gardens in the United States are still resting, perhaps even insulated under a thick blanket of snow, there are a few southern areas beginning to warm up and will be ready to grow vegetables soon! What to […]
A well-stocked pantry is essential to eating from scratch homegrown meals in the off-season. We have a few tips to help you stock the pantry for winter as well as information for preserving homestead pantry staples. How to Stock the Pantry for Winter Planning, growing, preserving, and storing food for the homestead pantry is a […]