There is a lot to be said about organization as a tool of the trade – jobs take less time, create less stress. A neat work environment leads to more work accomplished. An organized homestead is a productive and fruitful one. As active “Hoardsteaders*”, we have a dozen or more projects going at any givenContinue reading “Organization Tips from a Homesteader Mom with way too much stuff.”
An analysis of the cost of raising chickens for eggs.
I am so late on this But it’s better late then never- just in time for summer – our 2020 goals blog! Turns out that because of the late timing of this blog, we’ve already been able to accomplish a bit on some of these. So as to condense blogs I’ll be giving short updatesContinue reading “2020 Homestead Goals”
An update blog for our 2019 goals
A long update blog covering farm news for the second half of 2019
A look into our second year of raising pigs for meat on our small homestead in Maine.
5 things we did differently from before and even more goals for how we’d like to do it next year.
The first week of May was beautiful- And busy, as always. We took our kids to the circus! This was also a trip to Presque Isle which was pretty fun. We haven’t been for a year, so we went to a few different places for shopping, ate some awful takeout, and got home in timeContinue reading “Homestead Update: May 2019”
How to quickly and efficiently discourage your rhubarb plants from bolting.