The seminar’s over and we’re back at it

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We had a great seminar this past weekend although only Friday was sunny; we had rain all day Saturday and Sunday. But we still had fun and covered everything we had planned on covering....

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,...

Will and Jackie’s August 2013 homesteading seminar

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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 of Duluth, Minnesota. If you are interested in a hands-on...

We do plan on having a fall homestead seminar

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Due to lots of requests, Will and I have decided to do what may be (due to our age, etc.) our last seminar. It will be held August 28th, 29th, and 30th. As usual,...

The Orr Center Homesteading and Sustainable Living Expo was a great success

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Will and I attended the Expo on Saturday and Sunday, taking our Seed Treasures booth, seeds, and vegetables and promoting Backwoods Home and Self-Reliance magazines, of course. I gave the keynote address each day,...