Gardening, Homestead

Tips for Creating Raised Bed Garden Plots

Raised bed garden plots are ideal for use where soil is sterile, where no soil exists, for people who have trouble bending, or just because you like the convenience of them. Raised beds warm up faster in the spring and allow for earlier planting, the soil in them is also less compacted and nutrients can… Continue reading Tips for Creating Raised Bed Garden Plots

Hogs, Homestead, Preserving, Recipes

Head Cheese: Say What?!

The nose-to-tail movement has made preparing unusual cuts of meat trendy again. This style of eating teaches us to appreciate and utilize all parts of the animals that we raise. Our great grandparents ate this way out of necessity and now we can relearn these skills out of a desire to be closer to our food and back to basics.