The question that I get asked quite often by folks just getting started is “What Homesteading Skills Should I Work On As A New Homesteader?” Of all the things on the list of skills I give them I think learning to can is the one that people seem to want to learn the most but are also a little scared to dive into.
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.
You can only truly appreciate a kitchen utensil like this if you’ve ever made sauerkraut by chopping up cabbage with a knife. The Weston Cabbage Shredder is AWESOME!
If you want to use up some of that homestead garden surplus whipping up some healthy drinks, smoothies or whatever other blended snacks you can think of then the Ninja Fit could be a handy little tool for your homestead kitchen.
The homesteading movement is taking root across America. For some it has meant selling their suburban home and moving to the outskirts of town, while for others it means looking for ways to bring the “farm life” to wherever they are because their circumstances make living anywhere but the city impractical.
Fermented foods are Sooo good for your gut health and amazingly easy to make right at home, especially if you have the right tools. Fortunately it doesn’t take much, just a mason jar, your veggies of choice some salt and one of these kits and you have everything you need.
On today’s podcast episode I’m joined by Jill May. She and her family are homesteaders on a couple acres in Ohio with a passion for the lifestyle and she also is an active member of our Homestead Front Porch Facebook Group.