Farm Fresh Tuesdays #17 & Pumpkin Season is Coming!

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Farm Fresh Tuesdays and Pumpkin Season is Almost Here!

Have I ever mentioned that I love pumpkins? They taste so wonderful in pies, muffins, bread, soups, and other foods that I just can’t get enough of them! And they are so much fun to use in autumn decorations…sitting on my front steps, as a centerpiece on the table, or next to a pot of mums on the deck. I tend to think of autumn as ‘pumpkin season’ because I enjoy these cheerful harbingers of fall so much!

Pie Pumpkins and Red Kuri squash - Pumpkin Season!

They’re fun to grow and I enjoy picking out different varieties each year. One year I grew Dill’s Atlantic Giant Pumpkins and they were huge! I’ve also grown One Too Many, Baby Bear, Connecticut Field, Jarradale, Lumina, Jack-be-Little, Baby Boo… the list goes on. 🙂

One Too Many Pumpkin - Pumpkin Season
One Too Many Pumpkin

I hope you don’t get sick of pumpkin posts because I have plenty more to share as we get closer to pumpkin season!

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A Quick Update From The Self Sufficient HomeAcre and The New Homesteader’s Almanac…

I’ve decided to merge my websites. All of my content from the Almanac will be added to my blog, The Self Sufficient HomeAcre. This process will take some time as I update posts and move them. Thanks for reading!

I Hope You Enjoyed Your Labor Day Weekend!


Back to the blog hop!

Farm Fresh Features – Fall Recipes!

This week I chose the theme of fall recipes for my featured posts…they all look so delicious! I’m a little bit jealous because I can’t eat very much sugar these days, but I can make the oatmeal! (I’m also learning to substitute low glycemic sweeteners for sugar.) Enjoy a sweet treat for me!



Harvest Apple Jelly from Oak Hill Homestead


Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal from Comfort Spring Station

Congratulations to our Featured Bloggers this week! Be sure to check each of the hosts’ Farm Fresh Tuesdays posts to see if you were featured. We each choose our own features…don’t miss the chance to strut your stuff!

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Featured bloggers, grab our ‘Farm Fresh Feature!’ button and link it to the post where you were featured! Display it proudly in your sidebar or featured post!

Our Farm Fresh Tuesdays Hosts

Stop by and visit my co-hosts! These ladies share so much great info on their blogs, you’ll love to see what they are up to each week


Tamara from The Reid Homestead


AnnMarie from 15 Acre Homestead


And Lisa from The Self Sufficient HomeAcre – That’s Me!


What’s Farm Fresh from Your Blog This Week?

  • Share your homesteading, homemaking, homeschooling, recipes, sustainable and green living ideas, DIY, healthy living, and self-reliance posts! All are welcome! Share up to 4 family-friendly posts.
  • You may share older posts with ‘in season’ information, but please don’t share the same posts each week!
  • If you share your posts in this party, you are giving permission for others to link to your posts….that’s a good thing because it helps get more eyes on your posts. 
  • Check each host’s hop post to see if you were featured this week.
  • Be sure to link back to this blog hop so that we can feature you next week.
  • Visit some of the other posts and leave a comment…let them know you found them here!
  • Feel free to apply to our Farm Fresh Bloggers Roundup Page!
  • Please do not link to other blog hops, linky parties, or to giveaways in this homesteading hop. However, you may leave a comment below telling us about your blog hop or giveaway!
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Lisa Lombardo

Freelance Writer at Tohoca, LLC
Lisa writes in-depth articles about gardening and homesteading topics. She grew up on a farm and has continued learning about horticulture, animal husbandry, and home food preservation ever since. She has earned an Associate of Applied Science in Horticulture and a Bachelor of Fine Arts. She is a self proclaimed gardening freak and crazy chicken lady.

In addition to writing for her own websites, Lisa has contributed articles to The Prepper Project and Homestead.org.

The author lives outside of Chicago with her husband, son, 2 dogs, 1 cat, and a variety of poultry.
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