Wondering how to butcher a pig? You don't have to send your homegrown pork away for processing - you can do it right on your farm!
A delicious cinnamon and brown sugar bread named Amish Cinnamon Flop Bread — a name that most certainly does not describe it well. (Hint: It is NOT a flop.)
Ever wanted to make homemade noodles from scratch, but thought it was too hard? Pshaw. You can totally do this. It only takes four ingredients!

Fresh Farmish Post


Because sometimes you want to do all the things...but you're already doing all the things. A lesson on honoring our place in life.

Homestead Hints


Answering your random questions today...and I even get to tell a couple ghost stories!
Today I answer random audience questions about homesteading skills, family issues, snow removal, leaving Facebook, and crocheting.
Wherein I offer up my three thoughts I brought back from the deep woods in the hopes maybe one of them will help untangle something in your head, too.

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Garden Goodies


Is it really possible to grow a year's worth of food on your property? Melissa K. Norris shares with me today about how to make it happen.

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Barn Buzz


Having your own supply of eggs is a great step towards self-reliance! Let's talk about 5 mistakes people often make when choosing a breed of egg bird.

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Kitchen Kan-Do


Ever wondered if you could make your own mayo, sour cream, or mustard? You can! Kris Bordessa of Attainable Sustainable talks about how to DIY your pantry.
One of our favorite ways to prepare chicken for dinner is to smoke it! Here are the steps we use to smoke and brine a chicken. (This also works for turkey!)

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