Monthly Archives: November 2011

Another mobile home frame?

Our new Hud-Son portable bandsaw mill (that we got this past spring) is a wonderful addition to our homestead. It's already sawed tons of...

Q and A: Canning sweet potatoes and steam juicer

Canning sweet potatoes I have a question about canning sweet potatoes.  Most recipes I have found call for boiling or steaming small to medium potatoes...

Q and A: Chickens in the garden and water blowing...

Chickens in the garden I planted a fall crop of spinach and lettuce. We have free range chickens who roam about the garden, etc. Should...

Q and A: Pressure canning and raising chickens

Pressure canning Your book says to use 13 pounds on the gauge for my altitude. I have been canning at 15 pounds on the gauge....

You asked for it! Our first homesteading seminar!

A lot of you have been asking if we would consider doing a homesteading seminar here at our place. Before this, we just didn't...