How to Grow Microgreens – Making Money on The Homestead

Microgreens are not only packed with nutrients they have a quick turn around as well.  It can also be turned into a business depending on where you live.  If you are an urban homesteader, you might have some restaurants that would love to buy locally.  However, even if you don't get to sell to restaurants,... Continue Reading →

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Homestead vs Farm

While the term Homestead is becoming more familiar, there are still many people that don't know what it is.  Isn't it just a farm?  What's the difference? A homestead mainly focuses on working the land and having animals to feeding the family.  It may or may not produce enough to sell or turn into a... Continue Reading →

Growing Fodder Over The Winter

Over the winter, while there is no grass, you can grow fodder to help feed your chickens and rabbits.  It provides an excellent source of protein and fiber.  But what is fodder? Fodder is a term used for food such as plants that is given to livestock rather than having them forage for food.  You can... Continue Reading →

Benefits of Microgreens

Microgreens are vegetables and herbs that are harvested between 1 to 3 weeks.  They are the same plants but they are said to have more nutrients that the fully grown vegetable.  Microgreens have a high antioxidant content making it food that prevents diseases and promotes health.  Studies have shown that there are high levels of... Continue Reading →

Recipe – 4 Ingredient Flat Bread

Making bread can be intimidating when you have never done it before.  However, when looking at the ingredients of store bought bread, even if it's from the bakery, it can make anyone begin to think that they need to start making their own bread. Just look at the ingredient list from the bakery bread below. ... Continue Reading →

Becoming a Grower for Baker Creek

Now that you know how to save your seeds, is it possible to make money by producing seeds for a seed company?  You would think not but Yes!!, you can! One company that has others growing for them is Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company.  They do not actively recruit for this but they do not... Continue Reading →

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