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…

5 tips for starting a garden. cheddar cauliflower

Can you Homestead as a Vegetarian or Vegan? | Plant Based Homesteading

Today I want to address the concept of our plant-based homestead and answer some questions about this. As usual, you can watch the video below or read the post, the information is not all the same, but there is definitely some overlap. WHAT is a plant-based homestead? To start off, it is helpful to consider…

Anniversary of the Sunshine Farm! | A Look Back at the Past Two Years

Today is the two year anniversary of when we first moved to the Sunshine Farm. Of course, two years ago it wasn't the Sunshine Farm, it was simply a cute cape cod style home on 12.5 acres, but it held so many dreams!   It's funny and crazy to look back at the past two…

Organic heirloom seeds for gardening

Organic Gardening Q & A | Biggest Surprises, Top Five Plants to Grow, and Favorite Seed Companies

Hi Friends! Today I am going to share some questions and answers all about seed varieties, garden surprises, and my go-to seed companies for organic gardening. I posted a more detailed video yesterday all about this topic as well as an overview of my heirloom seed collection, but I know everyone learns differently, so you…

A Look Inside Our Colorful Egg Basket | Chicken Breeds & the Eggs They Lay

Today I'm going to share about the chicken breeds we have at the farm and the colored eggs they lay. People ask me all the time about the fact that we have blue and green eggs, so I though this would be a fun topic to write about. I also recorded a VLOG on the…

Black Copper Maran (BCM) rooster

Consider These Five Things before Starting a Farm or Homestead

I often think back to when we first started our homesteading lifestyle, which was only two years ago! There are so many things we have learned along the way, many of them unexpected. Today I’m going to share with you a few things to consider before you jump into this lifestyle. You can read the…