Spring Garden Checklist

The First Step in Providing for Your Own Food

"Let's start at the very beginning.... It's a very good place to start..."  -- Yes, I am singing the "Sound of Music: Do-Re-Mi" song in my head as I am writing this.   Want to provide your own food?  Want to start your food planning process, but do not know where to begin?  This should …

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7 Ways The Pioneers Preserved Food Without Electricity

Written by: Steve Nubie The pioneers knew more than a few tricks to preserve food for the long-term. Any form of food preservation was designed to kill and inhibit the growth of bacteria, fungus and other micro-organisms. It also was designed to prevent the oxidation of fats which could lead to rancidity. Our pioneer ancestors …

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The Second Step in Providing Your Own Food

Let’s dig deeper into this subject so that you can fully understand the types of foods you select to produce/raise for your family and friends.  Below is the graph you saw in the previous post, with the daily caloric needs filled in for each person and then the totals. Daunting?  Yes… Do not worry.  Now …

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WHAT? Super Bacteria Was Found In Your Salad?

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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The Homestead Pantry

When you are providing the majority of your food supply for your family, a solid plan is necessary.  Part of that plan is to start with an estimate of quantities and amounts of various foods to sustain your family throughout the year. With this information, you can begin to plan for your crops, garden, livestock …

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