Today’s Harvest From The Quote Garden #12

“And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together.” – Jonathan Swift, Gulliver’s Travels

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More Great Homesteading Podcasts and Homestead Updates

More Great Homesteading Podcasts I just can’t seem to get enough of good homesteading podcasts, I find them to be inspiring, motivating and most of the time quite entertaining; so i’m always on the lookout for new ones to listen to and share with y’all. Here are a couple new ones I think you will […]

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Today’s Harvest From The Quote Garden #5

  “The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land.” ~Abraham Lincoln . What a profound statement from Mr. Lincoln. He obviously recognized the importance of carrying out the task of self-sufficiency and sustainability from a piece of land though I doubt he […]

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Wild Edibles, Homestead Updates, and Inspiring Stories

. Wild Edibles One skill I’ve been trying to develop is wild plant identification and especially of the varieties that are edible or can be used medicinally. There are a lot of good books out there but I have found YouTube especially helpful, particularly  Gregg Carter from The Rural Economist and his Video Series on YouTube dealing […]

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Fried Morel Mushrooms

This is what it’s all about folks! Every Spring I can’t wait to get into the woods and find a mess of morel mushrooms. There are many different ways to prepare them but my favorite way is to pan fry and eat, it doesn’t get any easier than that. Enjoy. Foraging is a great way […]

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