This Butternut Custard Recipe is rich and creamy, a delicious way to eat your squash!
Hatching chicks, ordering from a hatchery, or buying them from the feed store are fun ways to add poultry to your homestead! But is one option better than the others?
Out of baking powder? Don’t have cake flour or self rising flour on hand? Instructions for creating these basic ingredients for baking cakes and other goodies.
50 Tips to help you keep some green in your wallet while you green up your garden! Your frugal gardening ideas in detail.
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Putting together your own Survival Seed Bank allows you to choose your seed varieties, save some money, and increase your self reliance. Start this year with our instructions for setting up your own survival seed bank!
Learn how to preserve garlic so it won’t sprout or dry out. Save money by storing garlic in your root cellar. How to freeze, dehydrate, or pickle garlic and make your own garlic salt. Store garlic in olive oil safely with this tip.
What is a broody hen and why do you need one? Broody hens make great additions to the self reliant homestead. Here’s how to spot a broody hen, give her a good spot to nest, and the 10 best broody hen breeds for your self reliant chicken flock!
Learn how to freeze and can your pumpkins and winter squash safely. Save money and preserve your harvest!
How To Be More Self Reliant Right Where You Are If you are wondering how to be more self-reliant you are in good company! Many people are interested in increasing… Read more »
These whole wheat waffles are delicious and easy to make. As a bonus, they are also higher in fiber and have less fat than regular waffles!
Homemade hot cocoa made from fair trade cocoa powder is a delicious way to save money and reduce your carbon footprint! What’s not to love?!
Poinsettia flowers have been a Christmas tradition for over a century. Learn about their history, how to care for them, and try some fun activities!
Celebrate National Gingerbread House Day with fun facts and gingerbread crafts. Read a brief history of gingerbread tradition and lore!
Celebrate the Christmas season with DIY Christmas cards, from your homestead to theirs! These ideas use scraps, recycled wrapping paper and natural items.
Practical Homesteading Gifts that Pay for Themselves Do you need ideas for practical homesteading gifts that pay for themselves? It sounds like a lot to ask for! Homesteaders, gardeners,… Read more »
Plan your December homesteading chores according to your USDA Zone. Homesteading chores for fields, livestock, and gardens for USDA Zones 1 – 11
How to Harvest and Store Root Crops Knowing how to harvest and store root crops properly can save money and increase your self reliance over the winter. Root crops… Read more »
Small Farm & Homestead News – 11/1/2018 Homesteaders and small farmers have many challenges in today’s world. We want to help you stay up to date on important news…. Read more »
Small Farm & Homestead News for October 31st, 2018 Senate Approves Oroho Bill Package to Support NJ Agriculture Industry Women farmers earn about $58,000 a year—outearning their male counterparts Oregon… Read more »