7/23/2014
We started our adventure of building a barndominium on our Texas property while still in Australia. The past year has been spent finishing and enjoying the house. As we've learned, finishing the house is only the first step in developing the homestead.
7/23/2014
An unexpected lambing during mid-summer.
7/23/2014
What's it like to live with timber wolves? Watch the video and find out what life is like raising wolves.
7/22/2014
Which fire starting tool works best - or at all?
7/22/2014
Raw honey isn’t just delicious — read on to learn some of the medicinal uses for it.
7/22/2014
HOMEGROWN Life blogger Michelle Wire explains how homestead parenting works in her house, where sons and daughters learn the same skills.
7/21/2014
This blog post covers receiving baby chicks by mail, minimizing chick starve-out, brooder waterers and feeders, and getting chicks contentedly settled in.
7/16/2014
Cows, goats, sheep, water buffalo, camels and, even, horses have been successfully milked by hand for thousands of years. Though it's an age-old practice, milking a cow by hand is not as easy as it may first appear. It’s best to know what you are getting into before you take on this important farming task.
7/15/2014
HOMEGROWN Life blogger and West Missourian Bryce Oates explains how he and his family survive summer on the farm. Two words: swimming pool.
7/15/2014
How a single purchase of a magazine in newsprint in 1970 changed my life.
7/14/2014
Spending the time to get to your goats is more important than you may think
7/11/2014
When you have too many bucklings, you need to neuter or wether if you're going to keep them. Here's how I do it.
7/10/2014
You decide you want a pole barn, what is next? Site preparation can yield some surprising findings. Flexibility when planning a pole barn is key to success and making adjustments to your plans early will be most beneficial; saving time, money and perhaps even improving on your original ideas!
7/9/2014
One month into my Polyface Summer Internship! This week was focused on processing birds, hay and a lesson on Cow Days with Joel Salatin.
7/8/2014
In this blog, I hope to convince beekeepers that not feeding the bees is better for the health of the bees and for the beekeeper's bottom line.
7/7/2014
Week three of my Polyface Farm summer internship! Lots of hay and some other things, too.
7/2/2014
HOMEGROWN.org blogger and Bay Area homesteader Rachel of Dog Island Farm says keeping animals in the garden improves her soil and fights weeds and pests.
7/2/2014
Locating a queen in a hive full of thousands of bees can be hard. Here are a few tips.






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