Healthy Summer Drinks: Kombucha Keep your own healthy, carbonated drink on tap with this easy method of brewing kombucha at home. In this video Carolyn (and her growing baby belly 😊) shows you how to easily turn a few cents worth of tea and sugar into a healthy, delicious carbonated beverage for your family and [...]
Canning Cherries in Cider: FULL CANNING TUTORIAL In this video Carolyn shows you how easy canning can be as she steps you through the canning process while canning whole cherries in apple cider. This is a great tutorial for beginning canners, but for you experienced canners and quick studies, here is the quick version: Whole [...]
Healthy Summer Drinks: Cherry Almond Kombucha This delicious and refreshing secondary fermented kombucha is reminiscent of Dr. Pepper... but is WAY HEALTHIER for you! A great way to help kick the soda habit! All you need is some finished kombucha, some cherries (frozen would work just fine if you don't have fresh) and some almond [...]
Growing and preserving your own herbs is so rewarding and cost effective. Those tiny little bottles of spices and herbs at the grocery store are often old and filled with "who-knows-what" but your own herbs are cheap, plentiful, healthy and absolutely delicious!
OK guys here it is... the promised Dream Cheese video. It turned out a little longer than most of our videos, but we really wanted to show you every step and explain it thoroughly so that you can try it right away! This can be made with yogurt, clabbered milk or kefir (kefir is standard [...]
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 [...]