4/29/2011
If you have questions on how we accomplished our dream - ask us maybe our experience will help you. We welcome questions on how life is in the high mountains of S. Colorado. Please visit our personal blog for more information on us.
4/29/2011
The story of when Maddy and Tim Harland went to Buckingham Palace to meet HM the Queen.
4/28/2011
A humurous description of the beginning of an adventure in farming.
4/27/2011
I can't imagine my garden without sweet potatoes! Sometimes it is hard to find sweet potato slips for sale, so I start my own with some of last years potatoes.
4/27/2011
Cam describes some recent speaking engagements including the thrill of being "piped in."
4/26/2011
Finding wild morel mushrooms growing in our urban backyard means plenty of marvelous meals.
4/26/2011
Our Rural Property for Sale site helps you search for a sweet spot to put your future homestead, with handy filters to help you find just what you're looking for more easily.
4/26/2011
A fresh, modern approach to keeping chickens- the perfect resource for newbies and seasoned pros!
4/26/2011
Maddy Harland writes about principles that underpin our understanding and practical application of permaculture. She relates them to designing a green home and garden but also explains how permaculture can help us to create more sustainable lifestyle
4/25/2011
Cam loves growing his own heat!
4/22/2011
Gathering weeds from your garden or yard can make a quick, healthy spring meal.
4/22/2011
Cam considers the environmental implications of different forms of transportation and urges people to stop flying!
4/21/2011
Cam has had to learn lots of new skills living in his off-grid home!
4/20/2011
Humorous real-life stories of moving and adjusting to farm life.
4/19/2011
A Precision Garden Seeder can make planting seed crops quick and easy!
4/18/2011
Farms which have earned Rainforest Alliance certification go beyond conserving the environment and improving the lives and livelihoods of farm workers; they also help to curb climate change.
4/18/2011
Spring means rhubarb! Make ice cream, jam and more!
4/18/2011
Cam is getting burned out on technology and considers growing food to earn a living.
4/15/2011
The annual Organic Farming Conference put on by the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service featured a series of workshops designed for young farmers looking to get started.
4/15/2011
Play on the farm in this week’s Photo of the Week. Remember to submit your own pictures, and you could be the next Photo of the Week!
4/15/2011
Is it possible that the sheer extra number of calories produced by our food system could be partly responsible for the extra number of inches being tacked on to our waistlines? Is it possible that, by directing subsidies to the production of commodity crops used to produce grains and oils, our current agricultural policy is contributing to the obesity epidemic.
4/15/2011
Some of Cam's best inspirations come to him in his sleep!
4/14/2011
Thinking about bees? Check out this DIY top bar hive!
4/14/2011
Maddy Harland introduces the three ethics behind permaculture design and explains why permaculture is more than a gardening technique — it’s a practical tool for a better, more creative life!
4/13/2011
Cam promotes the return to our independent roots.
4/12/2011
The community of Penobscot, Maine, has declared their local food sovereigny in a move to bypass restrictive state and federal regulations.
4/11/2011
A quick essay regarding the "size" question of a top bar hive, from the bee's point of view - where it's all about the "volume"!
4/11/2011
Cam describes a natural disaster on a small scale near his home.
4/10/2011
Save containers, save money! No need to buy something you already have!
4/9/2011
Keeping feeder pigs over the summer is a good way to use garden leftovers and produce great tasting home-grown pork!
4/9/2011
Are you a modern homesteader with pioneering women in your lineage? My great grandmothers were all pioneers, but our lives could not be more different.
4/8/2011
Cam makes himself laugh sometimes....
4/7/2011
Save your eggshells! Seedling pots that are easy on your wallet and the environment.
4/7/2011
Our office was abuzz with bee activity this morning! We received four packages of bees today before they were delivered to their final garden homes.
4/7/2011
We would like all our food to be grown locally, but when it's too cold to grow outside, we often rely on what we've stored from the previous season. Calzones offer one more way to cook with stored food.
4/6/2011
Cam describes the challenges of winter driving and cutting down trees.
4/5/2011
Hermann and Laura Weber are preparing to host their ninth annual pasture poultry seminar on their farm in Attica, N.Y. Speakers include Peter McDonald of Pasture Pride Farm, Dave Snyder from ADM Alliance Nutrition, Inc. and Brian Fleishman from the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce and the Wyoming County Tourist Program. Contact the Webers for more information: 585-591-0795.
4/4/2011
If you’re new to raising chickens, you might be a little intimidated setting up house for your new flock. Homesteader Jenna Woginrich offers a straightforward overview of getting started, from preparing a brooder to providing feed and water.
4/4/2011
Cam is hoping that the Queen attends his gardening workshop this weekend at the Royal Botanical Gardens....
4/1/2011
Todd Harne shares his "must-have" pieces of equipment to tackle his spring chores around the farm.



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