Monthly Archives: April 2011

Our homestead in now 40 acres larger

Last Thursday we closed on our property deal, buying the 40 acres of wild land, adjoining our homestead. Why in the heck do we...

Q&A: Breaking in a new canner and Canning potatoes

Breaking in a new canner I Just got an All-American 930 canner and I read that it needs to be “broken in” a few times...

Q&A: Canning ham and Grinding hamburger

Canning ham Hams should be on sale this week and I am thinking about picking a couple up to can. Your book says to use...

Q&A: Veterinary Guide history and Peeling logs

Veterinary Guide history I noticed that the first veterinarian guide that you authored with C.E. Spaulding listed you as Jackie Spaulding. Can you tell us...

Q&A: Homesteading in Minnesota and Homesteading seminars

Homesteading in Minnesota I have enjoyed reading your writings over the years and following your homesteading adventures. Was just wondering if you would share why you...