We are settled into our new homestead. Finally. But it was a LOT of work getting to this point. When our homestead in CT went onto the market to be sold things moved quickly. In just 10 days we had an offer on the place and accepted it. Suddenly we needed a place to live […]
It was the first year on our new homestead and we decided with summer coming we were going to start a garden. I brought in a skid loader, dump truck, and an excavator. We tour up about a half an acre lot, took all the topsoil off of it, screened it and put it all […]
The grass is growing, your tired of spending money on hay, the time has come to put up your portable electric fencing. Here are the biggest do’s and don’ts of electric fencing for your portable pastures this summer. It was about 10 minutes into our big fencing project, and we had a big problem. It was […]
Opening Day of Fishing season has been a special day to me for as long as I can remember. But this opening day was different….
If you are homesteading to feed your family, these 2 animals will give you more food than any other! If you have a homestead that is focused on feeding your family, and you have enough room and pasture to keep one happy… You should get a family milk cow. No other animal can produce so […]
You have your land, beautiful grass growing, and even some fencing up, and now you find yourself asking the question all new homesteaders ask – What livestock should I raise? If you want to be as self sufficient as possible, producing your own families food with as few outside inputs as possible we are going […]