Food forest and orchard planting guide

Food Forest & Orchard Planting Guide

Hi Friends! I've created a free fillable guide to help you plan your orchard and food forest dreams, and get ready for planting. Download the FREE Guide HERE! This 9-page fillable guide provides 3 pages on common fruit/nut/berries/other perennials to plant in an orchard and food forest and the zones they most commonly grow best…

Is the End of Dairy a Bad Thing? Dean Foods files bankruptcy as dairy industry is in decline

Is the End of Dairy a Bad Thing?

Last week we saw Dean Foods, the largest milk corporation in the United States file for bankruptcy. In light of this, I have seen dozens of social media posts on all sides of the aisle. Today I want to explore this question, “is the end of dairy a bad thing?” My Bias I have a…

Tomato Paste Recipe for Canning with Homegrown Tomatoes

Tomato Paste Canning Recipe using Homegrown Tomatoes

The perfect recipe for turning your homegrown tomatoes into tomato paste that you can preserve and use all winter long! With this tomato paste recipe, you can make ketchup, BBQ sauce, chili, stews, and yummy sauces with the delicious flavor of homemade tomatoes even while it's snowing outside. This tomato paste recipe does NOT call…

better than the impossible burger homemade beet burger

Better than the Impossible Burger | Farm to Table Beet Burgers

Dairy Free, Vegetarian, Vegan, Plant-based. Allergens: contains peanuts & wheat I'm a big fan of veggie burgers, but there are plenty of sub-par options out there. Recently the Impossible Burger (Impossible Whopper) and Beyond Meat burger have taken over the veggie burger scene, and for good reason! They're full of flavor, weirdly meat-like, and becoming…

Vegan Vegetarian Homestead Instagram accounts to follow

8 Vegan or Vegetarian Homesteading Instagram Accounts to Follow

In the homesteading world, vegans and vegetarians are kind of like buried treasure. Their social media accounts are hard to find, but when you do come across them, they're never disappointing. These 8 accounts touch on a variety of different topics from gardening, to ethical animal husbandry, to permaculture, and farm animal rescue. What is…

Building a Hugelkultur Bed step by step

Step by Step Guide for Building a Hugelkultur Garden Bed

Well friends, I have a new obsession. I am completely obsessed with this really awesome permaculture way of gardening. As an added bonus, it's the most fun word to say! Especially if you attempt a German accent. So what is my new obsession? Well, you found this post so you already know. Today we're going…

plant based protein you can grow in the garden. growing dry beans

Protein in the Garden?! Plant Based Protein You Can Grow in Your Backyard

This post contains Amazon affiliate links, I receive a small amount of compensation if you choose to purchase from any Amazon links. I can't even count the number of times people ask us "where do you get your protein?" being that we are vegetarian and dairy-free. The answer? All kinds of things! Beans, peas, greens,…

Gardener Gift Guide 21 gift ideas for the garden lover in your life

21 Gift Ideas for the Gardener in Your Life

The holidays are here! It is the perfect time to find a gift for the hobby gardener you love. There are options at any budget, and even DIY options. Below you will find 21 gift ideas for someone you love, who also happens to love being in the garden! These 21 gift ideas will make…

Flowers. 5 tips for starting a garden

5 Tips for Starting a Garden

Hello again friends! Today I am launching a new series all about plant-based homesteading. In this five-part series I am going to share a few things you can do to get your vegetarian, vegan, or plant-based homestead off the ground. Today I am sharing the most important step, starting a garden, with FIVE tips for…

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…