We have a lot going on! Read all about our Farmers Market endeavours and our gardens. Also get caught up on some new products we have!
To homestead is to mean that I don’t have to rely on a store or the world. The only person I have to rely on is myself and my family. If something were to happen in this world, if the world would really end, if a catastrophe would happen, if a storm would occur and… Continue reading Why I Homestead
Building the Chicken Coop: We built the coop starting in December 2015 and finished around the end of January due to the weather and Zach’s work schedule. I briefly discussed the chicken coop in my blog post Reusing Old Materials To Make Something New We picked a spot for the chicken coop that was mostly… Continue reading Chicken Coop
We have so many green beans coming from the garden! My plans are freezing as many as I can so I have them in winter as well. I also have been cooking some fresh for dinner. This is just some of the green beans we picked! There were so many. Snapping the ends to prepare… Continue reading Green Beans and corn from garden to freezer
Summer is the season for gardens and berry picking. And that’s what we’ve been busy doing. We’ve picked black raspberries and blueberries and made a pie! We also added some red raspberries. So it’s a 3 berry pie. We made this like a traditional blueberry pie though for the filling. And we marked a b… Continue reading Mixed berry pie and zucchini bread
Zach and I rang in the new year coon hunting. We were out in the cold and snow running dogs. We hunt a black and tan and an English dog. The dogs ran a coon into a culvert pipe but because it was on a bad bend of the road where cars often speed we… Continue reading Coon Hunting
Recently we traded with the neighboring farmer for some of his honey. In return we had given him a few packs of steaks from a cow we had butchered. We love honey! We use it in tea, cooking, and when we have the sniffles we eat a spoonful before bed. But we wanted… Continue reading Honey Cookies