Comfrey is one of my favorite plants with its delicate flowers and hairy leaves. It lures snails away from my spinach, drops its leaves, and nourishes the earth,
Bumps and bruises are a part of life, especially if you’re as clumsy as I am. My natural inability to circumnavigate simple things like doorways has given me
Have you ever been asked how much is a peck of apples? If so, then you might have made a wild guess like everyone else – including me!
Doing your laundry off-grid doesn’t necessarily mean “difficult.” What it does mean is doing it “differently.” Washing clothes, generations ago, was a true workout. When you mention off-grid
For years my husband, Brad, and I idly dreamed about moving to the country. We wanted the space and the quiet for us, and our very active dogs.
The number of traditional farms is dropping fast. Land is expensive and can be hard to find. But what if you dream of making a living off of
If you grow some or even most of your own food, you might think you’re doing your part to live more sustainably. But if you’re not embracing polyculture
Bacon – the thought of it is enough to turn all meat-eaters into a quivering wreck! The sound of sizzling fat in a hot pan, and that delicious
I don’t get a lot of time during the week so soap making, for me, needs to be quick and efficient. No small little batches, but pounds at
You have probably seen dozens of videos by now of goats bouncing around, climbing, and generally being silly. Naturally playful, goats make delightful companions – but they need