This year we planted a few beds with the summer veggies we love and covered the rest with four garden items that will survive - even thrive during our summer travels, and take up enough space that the weeds won't win while we are gone.Read More
Hobby farming is not a livelihood. It isn't a fun way to fill your time. It is a search for substance. It is an answer to a feeling of disconnect with our natural world. It is a way of life and a set of values we want to impart to our kids. Homesteading faces the reality head on that being human is costly to the world.
Our presenter on Natural Beekeeping, Troy Marino, said, "We are weird, but we wouldn't have it any other way."Read More
Burst is what we have done this week. The Homestead is full of new animals that I feel ready and energized enough to care for well. After months of feeling like time moved slowly, suddenly there isn't enough time in the day to get everything done. It works out though because the days just got longer. It's still light when we feed the baby goat his last bottle and take the new puppy for his last perimeter walk of the day.Read More