Homesteading with Heritage Breeds

Heritage breeds are a great option for those with a small acreage. These old-fashioned heritage breeds are hardy and versatile. In addition to preserving the genetic diversity of these wonderful heritage breeds, one Ohio couple is enjoying the rich bounty of nutritious and flavorful food they produce.

The windmill pumps water for livestock, but may pump water for a gravity-fed system in the house some day.
Photo by Mary Lou Shaw