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
Raising and butchering chickens, the differences between meat chickens and egg layers, and a lot of other things we’ve learned from raising our own chickens for meat this year.