Magically Sweet Maple…

Easy Pumpkin Butter Recipe Sweetened with Maple!

Make a batch of homemade pumpkin butter from your homegrown pumpkins! Make a delicious and treat that is inexpensive when using real pumpkins!

Sweet Maple by Michelle Visser is a Sweet Read!

Maple Spice Applesauce

Maple Spice Applesauce – Easy Recipe!

Homemade Maple Nut Granola

How to Make Jack Wax and Hard Maple Candy

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…

flock of chickens

Your Guide to Raising Eco-Friendly Chickens

Raising chickens instead of buying eggs is a great way to live more sustainably. Here’s how you can do even better and raise eco-friendly chickens!

Sweet Maple by Michelle Visser is a Sweet Read!

flower and veggie garden row markers

DIY Flower and Veggie Row Markers

Grow the Best Pumpkins for Your Homestead!

Select the Best Fruit and Nut Trees for Your Homestead

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

Poultry…

flock of chickens

Your Guide to Raising Eco-Friendly Chickens

Raising chickens instead of buying eggs is a great way to live more sustainably. Here’s how you can do even better and raise eco-friendly chickens!

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.

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

Vanilla Bean Sugar Scrub

Easy Vanilla Bean Sugar Scrub for Face or Hands

foot balm
Gardeners' Hand Salve

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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Farm Fresh Tuesdays #19 & Autumn Hop Announcement!

Reviews…

Sweet Maple by Michelle Visser is a Sweet Read!