Building a hanging chicken feeder: We needed a solution for our chicken feeder problem, and were able to piece together a simple hanging feeder with parts we had on hand.
One of our latest experiments on the homestead includes learning how to propagate root stock for apple trees as well as learning how to graft.
Part 2: How we built the kitchen cabinet, and what tools and materials we used.
Last winter, we had to make the hard decision to take our barn down. It was a hard call to have to make, but after carefully considering all of the options, we knew it was the right call.
Black walnuts have a bit of a bad reputation, not for their taste, but for the amount of work it takes to harvest them, the stain they can leave behind, and because the nuts grow new trees very easily ( a problem for some, not for others). This fall, we decided to put their taste… Continue reading Harvesting Black Walnuts
How we will be growing our skills together, as a family in 2017, and why skills matter when it comes to self-sufficiency