morning chores





2/16/2011
A typical winter morning chore - cleaning off the solar panels.
7/22/2014
HOMEGROWN Life blogger Michelle Wire explains how homestead parenting works in her house, where sons and daughters learn the same skills.
2/26/2013
We buy a Jersey cow to use as a calf foster mom.
6/17/2014
How having a rhythm and routine assists in accomplishing difficult tasks.
4/1/2011
Todd Harne shares his "must-have" pieces of equipment to tackle his spring chores around the farm.
1/24/2013
HOMEGROWN Life blogger and Maine dairy farmer Dyan Redick discovers a kindred soul in E. B. White when she reads the essay Memorandum, from his 1944 collection, 'One Man's Meat.'
1/3/2014
Outside of a few rare equipment failures, we’ve never had a power outage in the past 20 years that wasn’t our own fault — usually caused by not paying attention to power use or proper battery charging. Weather failures, on the other hand, are starting to become noticeable.
3/4/2011
Anecdotal evidence from coast to coast indicates that Americans have had enough of granite countertops and whirlpool tubs. They want smaller homes with green finishes instead.
11/7/2012
In this piece, author Mary Moss-Sprague discusses the simple pleasures of tasty, home-canned tomato preserves.




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