We love open pollinated and heirloom seeds, so we are excited to share a tour of one of our favorite seed companies, Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. We've been buying heirloom seeds from them for many years and love their large selection and quality. Check them out at www.rareseeds.com.
In this video Josh will show you haw we move our several week old meat chicks out of the brood coop and into the chicken tractor on grass... and boy, those chicks love it!
Brood Coop Tour You guys asked for more details on our chick brooder... here it is! This has worked as a great chick brooder, but also as a quiet spot for broody hens to raise a clutch of eggs, a temporary holding pen for kittens about to go to new homes and as a small [...]
This is the official announcement of our new online school and we want to celebrate by giving you a free class to kick it off! Check out the video below and then go to www.schooloftraditionalskills.com to get your FREE class! See You Soon!
We just got 125 chicks! In this video Josh will show you how we start our chicks every year for healthy, vivacious chickens. These particular chicks are meat chickens called Red Rangers from http://www.freedomrangerhatchery.com. We have bought meat chickens from many hatcheries over the years and these guys do it the best of anyone we [...]
Clabbered Milk! Did you know that raw milk doesn't go bad? No, it doesn't go bad (if you have kept it decently clean)... it just goes different! Our great grandmothers knew how to use this "different" to their benefit to feed their family (and their animals) probiotic and enzyme rich foods... now you can too! [...]
Petunia, our jersey milk cow has a nice healthy bull calf. We caught this healthy birth on camera for you! Warning!!! GRAPHIC BOVINE BIRTH IMAGES AHEAD!!
You guys have been asking for videos about dealing with all of the fresh milk on the homestead and turning it into delicious dairy products... well, we heard you! Before you can make butter, cheese, yogurt or kefir with your milk you must strain it! In this video, Carolyn will show you the simple steps [...]
Ever get sore muscles but don't want to buy the expensive medicated cream with questionable ingredients? What about when your toddler falls down and looks like he's been beaten over the head with a 2x4... what do you do to help the bruise heal or not develop at all? Tension headaches from a stiff neck... [...]
Nothing is worse than being in the middle of a canning project and realizing that you just ran out of an important ingredient. No matter where you live, running to the grocery store can be a hassle, but if you live out in the country it can turn into a several hour sidetrack... not to [...]