We attended the Orr Homesteading and Sustainable Living Expo

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After a busy weekend speaking and hosting the Seed Treasures booth at the Expo in Orr, Minnesota, we dove right into getting ready for our homesteading seminar here at the home place. Whew! It...

Spencer had surgery

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Our faithful "BIG DOG" Black Lab, has Spencer, had a tumor on his hind leg. Although it was relatively small and didn't seem attached, we opted to just leave it alone. But over the...

Our homestead has grown another 40 acres

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The forty acres adjacent to ours (down what we call the Wolf Road, an old lumbering trail off our driveway) was for sale by the Potlatch Timber Company. And, as David needed a place...

Spring is officially here — we saw robins today

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Will bummed me out this morning. He got up earlier than I did and saw our first robin in the tree in our backyard. But I one-upped him when I drove to town this...

WILL & JACKIE’S AUGUST 2017 HOMESTEAD SEMINAR

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We'll be having another homestead seminar, limited to 14 people, August 25th, 26th, and 27th. Subjects to be covered include: Canning meat & mixed recipes, homestead tools, raising heirloom vegetables, saving seeds and much,...