Silkie chicks hatched by broody hens

Ethical and Humane Ways to Add Chicks to Your Flock This Spring

This post contains Amazon affiliate links, I receive a small amount of compensation if you choose to purchase from any Amazon links. I only link to products that I know and love. Today I want to share some ideas on ethical and humane options for adding chicks to your farm, homestead, or backyard. There are…

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Seed starting 101: 5 steps for starting seeds

Seed Starting 101 | Five Steps for Seed Starting

This post contains Amazon affiliate links, I receive a small amount of compensation if you choose to purchase from any Amazon links. I only link to products that I know and love. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jh0i4doFCvk&t=3s Seed Starting 101 Tutorial Video Friends, my heart is so happy knowing it is already that time of year again. What time…

Vacation as a Homesteader or Hobby Farmer with a FREE Care Guide

Vacation as a Homesteader or Hobby Farmer with a Farm Sitter Care Guide

Have you ever wondered how in the world hobby farmers or homesteaders vacation? https://youtu.be/RQGw2Xtaeww How to Use the Farm Sitter Care Guide Whether you are just jumping into the homesteading or hobby farming lifestyle, or you are a seasoned homesteader or hobby farmer, this easy, templated, 10 page farm sitter care guide will be helpful to you, your homestead, your garden, and your animals! Homestead Farm Sitter…

Vegan, Vegetarian, Plant-Based Homesteading. Meat-free homesteads

Meat-Free Homesteading: Vegan, Vegetarian, and Plant Based Homesteads

Hi Friends! I hope you are all having a joy-filled weekend full of love, good company, and delicious food. Today I wanted to give a quick overview on a few different options for having a meat-free homestead. I'm going to give a quick rundown on the vegan lifestyle, vegetarian diet, and plant based diet, and…

How to Start Microgreens

Hi friends! Today I want to share a quick tutorial on starting microgreens. Microgreens are a really easy way to grow indoors during the winter, and produce nutrient packed greens to put on salads, sandwiches, bowls, and pretty much everything! They are so delicious, really easy to grow, and can allow you to continue gardening,…

How to Soil Test | Soil Testing Part 2

This guest post is the second in a three-part series about soil testing. This series is written by Hannah Whitney, with The Whitney Homestead. She lives with her husband, their yellow lab, Maple, and a soon-to-arrive baby girl, on a 2-acre homestead in Maine. You can read the first post by going to the link…

Five Reasons Why We Homestead

A few weeks back I wrote a post about things to consider BEFORE homesteading, which you can read here. That post in many ways was cautionary, considering aspects of homesteading that may not be right for everyone. This post is a whole different perspective, and will explore the very best side of homesteading, and capture…