The Ultimate Guide to Wood Burning Stoves

Post contains affiliate links Wood stoves are a great addition to any home. With a variety of options, there are wood stoves available to fit a variety of situations and needs. The addition of a wood stove to your home is an easy and affordable way for a homeowner to add an alternative energy option…

Women in Agriculture- Adapting & Overcoming Challenges

When we envision a farmer, we often see an elderly man, with a sun worn face, in his coveralls thoughtfully looking over his fields. However, for anyone that spends time in online forums, or even the feed store, it is evident that  the face of agriculture is changing. More and more, we are hearing about…

Farmers Market Manners, What You Need to Know

[wd_hustle id=”friends-and-family-newsletter”] Did you know that farmers markets have their own “code of conduct”? Markets are an energizing, unique environment that the vendors and buyers both love and enjoy. However, sometimes people can mistake a vendor’s actions, or not think something through before doing it. In an effort to keep vendors and shoppers happy, here…

How to Update Your Farmhouse WITHOUT Sacrificing Functionality!

Homesteading is a constant struggle to balance your time and energy. While some things may be able to be postponed, the animals will always need to be fed and gardens will always need tending. Due to these immediate and constant needs, it is important to ensure that your home as low maintenance and practical as…

Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Homesteaders!

Dear ol Dad. He is the man that has it all. With Father’s Day fast approaching, there is a lot of pressure to find the perfect gift for Dad. If your Dad is a homesteader, this complicates the search for the perfect gift even more. Here’s a tip, Dad doesn’t want another tie, or a romper, he…

Tips For Farmers Market Success

Original article published in Countryside and Small Stock Journal Many farmers have perfected their trade on the farm, yet have no formal training or experience in how to market themselves, or their farms, to the public. One of the most accessible ways for a farmer to get their product to the public is through farmers…