Monthly Archives: January 2013

Our California goats are doing fine in the barn

After jumping out of their indoor greenhouse pen three times in half an hour, we decided to try putting them back in the goat...

Q and A: livestock crops, scorched stew, and pressure canning meat

Livestock crops John and I want to plant as many crops for the animals as we can this year. What do you recommend for fresh...

What’s it like at -35?

We got a recent reminder of what it's like at -35 a couple days ago. When it's that cold, we need to stuff wood...

Will and Jackie’s August 2013 homesteading seminar

Will and Jackie's 2013 homesteading seminar will take place beginning Friday August 23rd, through Sunday August 25th, on their homestead about 80 miles north...

Q and A: getting a steer ready to butcher, storing ketchup,...

Getting a steer ready to butcher We are raising our first grass-fed steer. It is a White Face Hereford. We fed it pasture all last...