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 →


Cow – Terms And Tips

I have been doing a lot of research on cows.  This week has been about Dexters.  They are a heritage miniature breed originally from Ireland.  While looking for breeders, I have been coming across some terminology that I have never heard of.  Below is a list of cow terms that you will find when looking... Continue Reading →

A Winter Treat for Chickens

Chicken work hard during the winter to stay warm.  This treat will help keep them and also give them a nutrition boost. Ingredients: Meat fat - You can use Beef or Goat meat fat that you might have stored. Chicken scratch - Something containing corn would be ideal since it will help to raise their... Continue Reading →

Disturbing News Out of NW Arkansas

One thing that we have done to keep us knowledgeable about the area we have chosen for our homestead was to subscribe to the local news' youtube channel.  This is 40/29 News in Northwest Arkansas. After the airplane landed in Bentonville, there was a call with a 479 area code.  The person on the line... Continue Reading →

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 →

Non-Profit Farms That Inspire

Many of us who understand the importance of growing food organically and without hormones have the desire to reach out to others, make a change, teach or empowers others to homestead or farm.  If you have that desire to start a non-profit farm, here are two agriculture based non-profits to inspire you. Cobblestone Farm Cobblestone... Continue Reading →

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