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Grow • Preserve • Thrive


… your own healthy nutrient-dense food!

Healthy food is expensive and hard to access.

Learn the practical methods to fill your plate with organic fruit, veggies, meat and dairy from your own backyard.


Confidently fill your shelves with safe, healthy food. Learn to:



Simple, healthy living for the whole family.

Traditional Cooking
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The practical education to grow your own food, fill your pantry and THRIVE in a complicated and unhealthy world...

From Consumer

To Producer

From Unprepared

To Prepared

From Dependent

To Independent

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I am loving all the amazing information being offered by you in such a way that makes it delightful for me to learn… Thank you. I feel confident to move forward now.

– Isabel T from Madison, Virginia

I have already fermented my first sauerkraut, am going to begin skimming cream from our raw milk, make clabber, and have decided to start…a garden in my parents’ backyard. I feel confident enough to try the things I’m seeing. – Monica G from Harlingen, Texas

First of all thank you for all your videos and pantry chats! They are very encouraging as I continue to learn how to best provide for my family through gardening, homeschooling, and preserving

– Krystal M from Grants Pass, Oregon.

There are not too many complete and reliable resources online like yours. You give clear answers with practical ways to implement them as well as resources and specific directions.

– Karen Wood from Alandale, California

Safe, Healthy, Home-Canned Meals!

Join Carolyn for the free, 4 video course on how to fill your pantry with delicious, easy meals!

Carolyn, after 40 years of inconsistent results, my husband and I just had sandwiches on homemade bread that didn’t crumble or crack our teeth! It was light, fluffy and sliced with ease. What a super blessing! Thanks ever so much!

– Caroline C. from Tallahassee, Florida

I did it!!! My very first Pressure Canning ever!! Thank you, Carolyn! for your awesome classes and encouragement!! I can’t believe how easy that was, and to think I’ve delayed for years because I was afraid. Can you tell I’m excited? – Dinah S. from Birmingham, Alabama

Thank you so much for these lessons. It’s perfect information all in one place, the what, why and how to. (In the past) I have sat for hours trying to figure out which herbs that I need, and which ones are not necessary to start with. So, this is a blessing!

– Kim S from Eldon, Missouri

Excellent class and Instructional PDF. Thank you for presenting this information in an easy to understand format.
– Gail S. from Sterling, Alaska

Meet Josh and Carolyn:

Josh and Carolyn both grew up with a love for the country life and watching things grow. Their first tiny garden started on a balcony 17 years ago and has now grown into a 40 acre homestead in North Idaho where they grow, preserve and prepare most of their own food right on the property while stewarding the land for the next generation.
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