Gardening Encouragement For Today From 1910

I was rather surprised when I came across a book from 1910 in public domain today. This book seems as though it could have been written yesterday when describing the benefits and need of gardening for all people no matter where they live or what their profession is. It would seem that many of the concerns we have with unhealthy eating, poor exercise and a need for a relief of stress was also a concern in 1910.

Pioneer Roots: Interview with Melissa K. Norris

On today’s podcast episode I’m joined by homesteader, blogger, author and podcaster Melissa K. Norris. Melissa and her family homestead 15 acres in Washington where they raise cattle, chickens, pigs, grow heirloom vegetables and put a lot of emphasis on cooking from scratch. She has written two books and she is the host of the “Pioneering Today” Podcast. 

My Favorite Homesteading Books

Books have always played a big part in my life and while video’s, podcasts and blog posts are useful, the book will always be my favorite resource. Here is a small list of my favorite homesteading books.

Homestead Updates and 2017 Goals

On today’s podcast episode I chat about recent updates on the homestead and our goals for 2017. I share these things to hopefully inspire you to set some goals for your homestead and perhaps give you a few ideas for your next steps.

Recommended Item Of The Week: The Only Squirrel Cookbook You’ll Ever Need

“The Only Squirrel Cookbook You’ll Ever Need” is the largest collection of squirrel recipes ever assembled. You will find every kind of recipe here, from simple dishes a hungry hunter can cook on a campfire, to complex creations that will thrill the most experienced culinary wizard. “The Only Squirrel Cookbook You’ll Ever Need” collects recipes […]

Homesteading Skills

On today’s podcast I will give a brief overview on many homesteading skills worth acquiring and I discuss how one would go about learning some of these skills.