If you have chickens or ducks for eggs you are going to want to do your best to maximize their egg production. This is most easily achieved by installing automatic supplemental coop lighting to create more consistent patterns of routine for your birds.
The summer season is full to overflowing with the very best produce. I frequently fall back on a good stir-fry or curry. However, I really enjoy trying new and unique vegetable recipes that showcases produce. Here are 10 unexpected vegetable recipes that I have personally made again and again.
Why use cloth diapers? It’s a question that so many parents-to-be ask themselves among the millions of questions as they prepare to welcome their bundle of joy. Here are five reasons to consider when it comes to answering this question.
These superfood breakfast cookies are the definition of winning. They are dairy-free, sweetener-free, gluten-free, low-carb cookies that are packed with nutrients. Oh, and they are also chocolate peanut butter. Chocolate peanut butter cookies that you can eat for breakfast? And still feel good about your choices? Winning.
If you’re a beginner to homesteading, trying to get started can feel overwhelming and intimidating. Even if you’ve been learning small homestead skills a while, knowing where to focus is difficult, and growing both knowledge and access can feel out of reach. These 10 small homestead skills are a great place to start.
If you have poultry of any kind, you know what daily chore it can be to attend to their basic care. Setting up an automatic chicken feeder or duck feeder is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to automate your coop. Some things to think about are: Size of feeder, location, size of poultry, size of flock, type of poultry, feed wastage from spill or birds, access for pests, and the refilling process. Let’s take a look at each of these options.
Looking for a way to support the planet? Here are four important environmental issues, and some unique and impactful ways to make a difference.
Over the last couple summers I have become enamoured of the bacterial magic of fermenting. The reasons are all below (my emotional favourite is the second one listed here). Read on to learn why to choose my new favourite form of preserving.
Once upon a time I wrote my Homestead Kitchen Wish List. While reviewing my post I realized that I have acquired four of the items I was after. I’d like to offer you my new and updated kitchen wish list.
I’ve greatly increased my repertoire of preserving methods over the past few years. However, I’m still deeply committed to all the reasons to choose canning. Sweating over my rusty water bath canner was the first time I found the joy of putting food by,