Using Goats And Other Methods For Clearing Land

On this podcast episode I answer a question from a listener by sharing my thoughts on how to clear underbrush from a piece of land using goats to make it useful for other livestock or anything else he might want to do with it.

Harvesting Sunflower Seeds

What a great treat any time of the year, a mid-day snack at work, something to munch on when your out for a hike, kickin’ back relaxing by a camp fire, yep I could have a handful of sunflower seeds just about anytime. It’s even a greater satisfaction when you grow, harvest and roast your own.

Recommended Item Of The Week: Biodegradable Disposable Tea Filter Bags

One of real joys of gardening is growing plants that can be used to make herbal teas. I find that these bags make it super easy to have a quick cup of tea whenever I want one without a lot of hassle. This 300 Piece Empty Drawstring Tea Bag Package can be a useful addition to your homestead.

7 Reasons Having A Homesteading Community Is Important

There is nothing I’ve pursued in homesteading that has brought me more value in the past few years than building community and it wasn’t even on the list of reasons I wanted to homestead in the beginning. Here are 7 reasons I believe having a homesteading community is important.

Introducing Children To Gardening

Many families are changing the way they are living to pursue a lifestyle of self sufficiency and sustainability and because of that many children are being introduced to gardening for the very first time. Many are wondering about how to get their children in a self sufficient, homesteading mindset. Well here are a few tips that just might help.

Homesteading On A Temporary Property

Do you want to start homesteading someday but don’t live on your “forever homestead” and don’t plan on staying at your current location too long? What can you do right now, right where you are even if it’s a temporary situation? On this podcast episode I tackle those questions.