COVID-19 has been found in our county

We're pretty sure it's down in the Duluth area as the news isn't saying. I think they don't want to panic Duluthians. It's also been found in northern Wisconsin counties. As the pandemic spreads...

Q and A: trouble with Ball lids and purchasing #10 cans

Trouble with Ball lids Regarding ask Jackie letter, Trouble with Ball lids in Jan/Feb magazine. I had the same reliability problems with Ball lids. Ordered bulk lids from Lehman's. These are made in USA, come...

We’re making progress

Due to the unseasonably warm weather, we are getting lots done earlier than usual. We have the whole main garden planted and the beans are popping right out of the ground. The tomatoes and...

Q and A: hens not laying, Hopi Pale Grey seeds, and storing bulk foods

Hens not laying We have 4 Buff Orpingtons that turned 2 years old in May 2013 and 1 that turned 1 year old August 2013. About April the 4 older ones quit laying eggs. The...

We’re looking for one or more apprentices this spring

As our seed business is growing and we are getting older, we'd like to open our homestead to an additional apprentice or two. Our wonder-gal, Alisha, now has a boyfriend who has a farm...