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With rising food costs and supply chain disruptions leading to shortages, more people are asking the question, is it possible to become more self-sufficient and improve their food security? Having run my own hobby farm on a few acres for the past two decades, and...
Three Reasons to Grow Your Own Food #1 Food Security: In the last two years, we’ve experienced some interesting situations with regard to our basic food supply chain. Of course, some of this started in 2020 when we were all looking for bread-making supplies and...
Once you decide to raise chickens, choosing the best chicken breed for your flock is the next important step. We will review 20 of the most popular and common breeds, as well as our favorites. We will discuss their personalities, egg colors, and egg production. Our...
Hey there, I’m Lana!
Most days you can find me teaching business in the University classroom or at home on the farm. I’m a wife to my Fireman husband and mom to 5 (raised 4 and just added a precious daughter in law)! We do life on a small farmstead in Kansas City, where we raise goats, chickens & bees. We are fixing up our 120 year old farmhouse one room at a time. I run on God’s grace, strong coffee & lots of KC BBQ. I’m wildly passionate about helping others build faith, family, the farm. Thanks for stopping by today. It’s a joy to have you here.