Chainsaw, Homestead

Basic Chainsaw Maintenance

 Chainsaws are a great piece of equipment and generally range from small, lightweight saws to very heavy duty saws.  Select a saw that reflects your experience, what you plan to use it for (once in awhile to clean up around the yard or more regular use, such as firewood for your primary source of heating fuel),… Continue reading Basic Chainsaw Maintenance

Hogs, 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.