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February 2014

Cooking Pork Hocks

You might also be interested in reading my post How to Cook with a Wood Stove. Locally Raised Pork We no longer …

12 Ways to Reduce Your Chicken Feed Bill

Feed Prices On The Rise I’m always looking for ways to provide healthy, organic feed for my flock without busting the budget. …

Confessions of a Former Rabbit Killer - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

Confessions of a Former Rabbit Killer

Confession Hi. My name is Lisa and I’m a recovering rabbit killer. For the record, I never enjoyed killing cute little bunnies, …

Trogg’s Hollow For Beginning Farmer of the Year!

Trogg’s Hollow Farm I have some neighbors down the road who run an awesome CSA called Trogg’s Hollow Farm. They are super …

Sprouting Wheat For Chicken Feed

For an inexpensive source of wheat berries or other sprouting seeds, check into Starting a Buying Club. Sprouting Seeds and Growing Fodder …

How to Start a Buying Club

Buying Clubs for Buying Power My Mom belonged to a buying club when I was a kid. It was a little different …

Resources for Small Farmers and Homesteaders

Helping Hands for Small Farmers In 2013 I shared an article designed to help my readers decide if a small farm business …

Narragansett tom turkey with his tail fanned out.

Bringing Home Heritage Turkeys

For more information, check out my post ‘How to Raise Turkeys.’ Raising Heritage Turkeys I’ve wanted to raise heritage turkeys since we …