Preserving the Harvest…

Make a batch of easy peach freezer jam using fresh or frozen peaches and less sugar than most freezer jam. Bonus: Mango-Peach jam -no pectin or white sugar!

How to Cook and Use a Pie Pumpkin

How to Freeze or Can Pumpkins & Winter Squash

How to Preserve Garlic – 4 Storage Methods

How to make jam from frozen fruit

How to Make Jam from Frozen Fruit

Fresh Pack Garlic Dill Pickles - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

Fresh Pack Garlic Dill Pickles Recipe

Homestead Economics…

How to Make Money from Your Homestead – Over 100 ideas to earn extra income from your homestead or small farm. Supplement or replace your paycheck!

50+ Ways to Save Money on the Homestead

How To Save Money On Chick Starter Feed

How to Sell Your Farm Fresh Eggs - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

How to Sell Your Farm Fresh Eggs

It’s Almost Autumn!

Maple Spice Applesauce

Maple Spice Applesauce – Easy Recipe!

This maple spice applesauce recipe is a delicious twist on traditional applesauce. Lightly sweetened and flavored with maple, cinnamon, and nutmeg…yum!

How to Harvest and Store Potatoes

How to Harvest and Store Potatoes

How to Harvest & Store Pumpkins & Winter Squash

How To Harvest And Store Pumpkins And Winter Squash

Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins

Farm & Garden…

flower and veggie garden row markers

DIY Flower and Veggie Row Markers

Create your own flower and veggie row markers for your garden! These garden row markers were made with scrap wood and painted for free and simple stakes!

Grow the Best Pumpkins for Your Homestead!

Select the Best Fruit and Nut Trees for Your Homestead

How to Get Rid of Unwanted Roosters

Homemade Dairy Products…

How To Make Dutch Cheese at Home You’ve heard of Edam and Gouda, but have you ever heard of Eric’s Grandmother’s Dutch Cheese? I’m guessing not. When immigrants came to… Read more »

buttermilk cheese, drizzled with honey

How to Make Buttermilk & Buttermilk Cheese

DIY Greek Yogurt

How to Make Farmer’s Cheese

Cottage Cheese Made with Sour Milk

Cottage Cheese – Made From Sour Milk

Raise and Process Your Own Meat…

How to Butcher a Duck

How to Butcher a Duck

Step by step instructions show you how to butcher a duck. Preparation to plucking – a detailed description with photos to walk you through the process.

Raising Ducks for Meat

Cornish Cross chickens

How to Raise Meat Chickens

Dressed chicken

How to Butcher a Chicken

Big Turkey

How To Butcher a Turkey

Sustainable Energy at Home…

Solar Electricity at Home

by Dr. Tom Lombardo Generating electricity from sunlight is more practical than you might think. Germany is one of the world leaders in solar power production, and it gets less… Read more »

Passive Solar Heating, Cooling, and Lighting

Energy Conservation at Home – Part 2

Rocky and the wood stove

Energy Conservation at Home – Part 1

Renewable Energy for Self-Sufficiency


How to Get Rid of Unwanted Roosters

Do you have unwanted roosters? Too many roosters? Here are some suggestions for dealing with roosters that you can’t keep!

When summers heat up it is important to keep chickens cool so they will be healthy, happy, and productive! Keep the eggs coming all summer with these tips!

Why Your Chickens Don't Lay Eggs by The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

Wondering why your chickens don’t lay eggs? Here is a list of common reasons that hens may not lay eggs.

Treating Pasty Butt in Baby Chicks

Pasty Butt in baby chicks isn’t a fun topic to discuss. However, it is important to address this life-threatening condition before it’s too late!

Gardening for Self Reliance…

apple tree

Fruit Trees for Self Sufficiency

Why Grow Your Own Fruit Trees? Many people are interested in growing more of their own fruits and vegetables. Planting fruit trees for self-sufficiency is a great way to provide… Read more »

Plant Herbs for Self Sufficiency

Planting herbs is a great way to provide your own herbal tea, seasoning for food, and herbal remedies for treating minor illness.

Are you interested in growing your own healthy food, becoming more self-reliant, saving money, and planning for the future? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you’ll be… Read more »

Planting perennial vegetables allows you to harvest food every year without having to plant each spring. Of course, it’s a good idea to plant annual vegetables too! But asparagus, rhubarb… Read more »

DIY Bath & Body

Gardeners' Hand Salve

DIY Gardeners’ Hand Salve to the Rescue!

DIY Hand Salves for Homesteaders

DIY Crafts…

flower and veggie garden row markers

DIY Flower and Veggie Row Markers

Easy Stenciled Christmas Cards & Decor (1)

Baking from Scratch…

Breakfast Recipes…

Pumpkin-Pecan ‘Pie’ Pancakes

From the Old World…

Carduni made with Burdock Leaves

Carduni Made with Burdock Leaves

Dutch Oven Cooking…

Dutch Oven Baking On A Wood Burning Stove

Dutch Oven Baking on a Wood Burning Stove

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