The green of summer available right in your freezer year round!
The terminal diagnoses and reality of dying reinforce our commitment to homesteading.
The dream, the drive and now the doing.
The garden is 58 by 112 feet and it's planted!
With the fence in (just barely), this rainy Wednesday looks just perfect for planting.
The post office has called to say your bees have arrived! Now What? Step-by-step instructions on installing your hive.
Mother's Day weekend brought lilacs, bedding plants, pie and a nap.
My bees shipped early - here we go!
How is it May already? Our list of to do's grows daily as our workable days fly by.
Turkeys are surprisingly tough to raise, coop are remarkably simple to raise and thanksgiving a given.
Cross-state travel, early chicks, a rescue rabbit and pork — all in one week!
Spring brings about manic bouts of project planning and completion, but at least there is pie!
It is officially spring at The Pomponio Homestead despite the icy drizzle and the date. I asked the universe, and it delivered - three hens.
Beyond the global, environmental and social impacts of eating local, feeding your organs healthy fuel buys you precious time on earth.
Dragging my feet to get spring started, afraid to fail and making the decision to jump in an succeed or fail already!
The world of organic seed, delusional hope and insomniac online shopping collide.
Easy beginner breadbaking success with this simple and savory peasant loaf.
4 or 40, growing up isnt always straight up. Branches, bumpy outcroppings and the occasional low hanging fruit serve as speed bumps on the road of life.
The quiet low of January has broken, the promise of spring and its seedy optimism is evident in the pile of seed catalogs at my bedside.
A systematic approach to conquering what holds you back, and buttering your fresh warm victory.
Putting into practice those great intentions: Living on preserved hard work and home canned peaches these short days.
That moment you realize contentment looks pretty good on you, but the ducks seem distant.
Fired up our smoker for the first time and made yummy use of our summer's Kokanee Fish Catch to smoke fish.
After two weeks amongst the poorest in India, how do I come home?