5 Ways to Become Self-sufficient and Improve Food Security

5 Ways to Become Self-sufficient and Improve Food Security

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...
How to Grow Food in Your Own Backyard

How to Grow Food in Your Own Backyard

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...
Choosing the Best Chicken Breed for Your Flock

Choosing the Best Chicken Breed for Your Flock

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...
Build a Greenhouse on a Budget

Build a Greenhouse on a Budget

This Spring it was finally time to build a greenhouse on a budget! Hello and welcome to the Summer Outdoor Spaces Blog Hop hosted by AnnMarie & Anne from Simply2Moms! If you’re visiting from Rachel at The Ponds Farmhouse or if you just happened to stop by, I’m so...
Grow Potatoes in a Potato Tower

Grow Potatoes in a Potato Tower

Spring is the perfect time to grow potatoes from seed in a potato tower. This method is simple and takes up minimal space. You can use whatever varieties your family likes. We like to change it up every layer. Potato Tower AKA Garden Lasagna: Potato towers give new...
How To Grow Your Own Food From Seeds

How To Grow Your Own Food From Seeds

Are you tired of the crowded produce section of your grocery store? It is time to grow your own food from seeds. You can quickly grow nutrient dense, yummy food with minimal space and time. Although we have a large outdoor garden, you can grow your food indoors, year...