Yearly Food Planning for Your Family

Planning a year's supply of food for each member of your family can seem a daunting task.  Want to grow a large garden, have an orchard and vineyard, grow your own crops, and produce your own oil and sugar?  How much meat, vegetables, fruit, sugar, oil, flour do we each consume per year?  What if …

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Hmmm… What Is In My Dinner?

Worried about the chemicals in your food?  Or how your meat was raised?  Terrified of the Super Bacteria lingering in your salad?  Feel like you have to disinfect every veggie that comes through your door or that you must turn that steak into leather to avoid the inevitable case of food poisoning?  We're going to …

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Why, in the World, We Homestead!

Today is just your average, every day, winter  morning in the Pacific Northwest.  Yes, it is  raining. Yes, it  is  cold and yes  it is  relatively  dark outside at 6:00am.  Attempting to remain positive, I don my winter gear and my rain gear and head out. The dogs are looking at me as if I …

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