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Long-Term Power Outage: Be Prepared for the Worst

Preparing for a long-term power outage

It’s the emergency situation no one wants to think about: A long-term power outage lasting two or more weeks. The thought of losing lights, refrigeration, heat, washing machines, and hot water understandably leaves some people paralyzed with fear. If you’ve never lived without these resources, then their long-term absence is not just inconvenient, it’s potentially […]

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Lessons Learned From My First Sauerkraut Ferment

Taking the great leap into home fermentation, such as making sauerkraut, can be an intimidating proposition. The prospect of throwing a bunch of vegetables into a container for weeks on end can be, well, disconcerting. If you’ve left berries in your refrigerator too long, you know what fermented foods can look and smell like, and […]

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A Tour of Lehman’s with The Rhodes Family

During the Rhodes Family’s Great American Farm Tour, they stopped by Homesteaders of America conference sponsor, Lehman’s, for a tour! Lehman’s is THE store for homesteaders! They have everything you need to get your self-sufficient homestead up and running  Here are just some of the reasons why we love Lehman’s so much:⠀⠀ They are passionate […]

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