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How to Tap Black Walnut Trees for Syrup
Homestead Survival, Outdoor, Backyard Guest Houses, Homesteading, Off Grid Homestead, Homesteading Diy, Tiny House
Building a Yurt for our Off the Grid Homestead
Alternative, Electric, Family Homesteading, Off Grid Living, Homestead, Running Water
Living Off the Grid with an Electric Vehicle
Freeze, Food Storage, Storing Onions, Onion Storage, Drying Onions, Growing Onions
How to Hang Onions for Storage - Homestead Honey
Freeze Fresh Green Beans, Canning Vegetables, Freezing Vegetables, Freeze Beans, Can Green Beans, Freeze Greens, Fresh Vegetables, Green Bean Recipes
How to Blanche and Freeze Fresh Green Beans - Homestead Honey
Back Garden Farming, Homesteading Animals, Preparedness, To Do List
Homestead To Do List - A month by month schedule | Homestead Honey
Crafts, Home-made Candles, Art, Country, Making Beeswax Candles, Beeswax Candles
Making Beeswax Candles at Home | Homestead Honey
Cooking, Healthy Recipes, Vinaigrette, Homemade Butter, How To Make Cheese, Cooking With Kids, Breakouts, Avoid
How to Make Butter in a Jar with Kids
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Solar Oven, Shelters, Intentional Community, Propane Stove, Water Catchment, Self Reliance
Living without Electricity | Homestead Honey
Pet Care, Raising Cattle, Livestock, Buy A Cow, Cattle, Dairy Cows, Cow Pasture, Milk Cow
Can I Afford to Buy a Family Milk Cow? | Homestead Honey
Emergency Preparedness, Homesteading Skills, Survival Gardening, Water Survival, Survival Life Hacks
Living Without Running Water | Homestead Honey
Black walnut husks magically become ink in this fun DIY project. Learn how to make black walnut ink at home, and share it with the kids in your life! #diy #homesteadingwithkids #crafting #blackwalnut Home Crafts, Woodworking, Diy Projects, Diy Natural Products
DIY Black Walnut Ink
Black walnut husks magically become ink in this fun DIY project. Learn how to make black walnut ink at home, and share it with the kids in your life! #diy #homesteadingwithkids #crafting #blackwalnut
This all-natural cold relief chest rub, made with beeswax and herbal infused oils is a great remedy to have on hand for winter coughs and congestion. #herbalism #herbalremedies #naturalcoldcare Cough And Cold Relief, Natural Cough Remedies, Cough Remedies, Cold And Cough Remedies, Natural Healing Remedies, Natural Health Remedies, Herbal Remedies, Cold Relief
How to Make an Herbal Cold & Chest Rub
This all-natural cold relief chest rub, made with beeswax and herbal infused oils is a great remedy to have on hand for winter coughs and congestion. #herbalism #herbalremedies #naturalcoldcare
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Wondering how you can preserve and store all of the fresh herbs that are growing in your garden? Here are 7 delicious and unique ways to preserve fresh herbs so you can eat and enjoy them all winter long! #foodpreservation #herbgardening #gardening #herbs Fresh, Growing Vegetables, Winter, Pesto, Herb Garden, Preserve Fresh Herbs, Preserving Food, Growing Herbs, Fresh Herbs
7 Ways to Preserve Fresh Herbs
Wondering how you can preserve and store all of the fresh herbs that are growing in your garden? Here are 7 delicious and unique ways to preserve fresh herbs so you can eat and enjoy them all winter long! #foodpreservation #herbgardening #gardening #herbs
Learn how to make your own digestive bitters with dandelion, orange peel, and ginger, and get your digestion on the right track! Taken before a meal, digestive bitters can help promote healthy digestion and sooth mild heartburn, bloat, and gas. This simple recipe uses the bitter greens of dandelion combined with orange peel and stimulating ginger to create an herbal remedy that is gentle yet effective. #herbalremedy #herbalism #digestivebitters #dandelion Herbs For Health, Digestive Bitters, Medicinal Herbs, Herbal Tinctures, Herbal Blends, Digestive Juice
Digestive Bitters with Dandelion, Orange Peel & Ginger
Learn how to make your own digestive bitters with dandelion, orange peel, and ginger, and get your digestion on the right track! Taken before a meal, digestive bitters can help promote healthy digestion and sooth mild heartburn, bloat, and gas. This simple recipe uses the bitter greens of dandelion combined with orange peel and stimulating ginger to create an herbal remedy that is gentle yet effective. #herbalremedy #herbalism #digestivebitters #dandelion
To grow the healthiest vegetables and fruit, and to have a garden that is productive and disease-free, it is important to build fertility over time. Also, in the mid-summer, I often find that my garden needs an extra boost of fertility to maximize production and health. Over the years, I’ve experimented with many ways to add fertility to my garden, and here are a few of my favorites. #spring #gardening #grow #homesteadhoney Fruit, Compost, Organic Gardening, Vegetable Garden, Organic Fertilizer, Gardening Tips, Gardening Zones, Herb Gardening, Sustainable Gardening
7 Organic Ways to Add Fertility to your Garden
To grow the healthiest vegetables and fruit, and to have a garden that is productive and disease-free, it is important to build fertility over time. Also, in the mid-summer, I often find that my garden needs an extra boost of fertility to maximize production and health. Over the years, I’ve experimented with many ways to add fertility to my garden, and here are a few of my favorites. #spring #gardening #grow #homesteadhoney
One critical component to an abundant harvest is starting with healthy plants. In this article, we'll take a look at a few common seed starting problems and how to troubleshoot them so you can grow healthy, vigorous plant starts!  #gardening #gardenchat #garden #organicgardening #seedstarting Seed Starting, Seed Saving
Common Seed Starting Problems and How to Prevent Them
One critical component to an abundant harvest is starting with healthy plants. In this article, we'll take a look at a few common seed starting problems and how to troubleshoot them so you can grow healthy, vigorous plant starts! #gardening #gardenchat #garden #organicgardening #seedstarting
If you have a small garden space then you'll love these 7 ways to grow more food in less space with succession planting. Learn how to maximize food production and grow more food than you thought possible! | Homestead Honey  #garden #gardening #smallspacegardening #gardentips #vegetablegardening Container Gardening, Garden Prepping, Veggie Garden
How to Grow More Food with Succession Planting
If you have a small garden space then you'll love these 7 ways to grow more food in less space with succession planting. Learn how to maximize food production and grow more food than you thought possible! | Homestead Honey #garden #gardening #smallspacegardening #gardentips #vegetablegardening
Ticks are no fun. In addition to being disease-carrying creatures, they tend to gross people out. Honestly, I’m immune to their ick factor, having pulled hundreds out of my family. But, I do give ticks a great deal of thought, and I thought I’d share with you our strategy for preventing tick bites on our homestead. #tick #prevention #homesteading Pests, Pest Control, Cutter Backyard Bug Control, Homestead Farm, Tick Bite
Preventing Tick Bites on the Homestead
Ticks are no fun. In addition to being disease-carrying creatures, they tend to gross people out. Honestly, I’m immune to their ick factor, having pulled hundreds out of my family. But, I do give ticks a great deal of thought, and I thought I’d share with you our strategy for preventing tick bites on our homestead. #tick #prevention #homesteading
We encourage our kids to participate in all aspects of foraging  – from learning the safe collection of wild edibles, to cooking, and of course, eating!On recent forest walks we have collected thistle, wood nettles, and the amazingly delicious mushroom, Chicken of the Woods. #foraging #activities #kids #children Gardening For Kids, Foraging, Forest School Activities, Wild Edibles, Wild Food
Foraging with Kids | Homestead Honey
We encourage our kids to participate in all aspects of foraging – from learning the safe collection of wild edibles, to cooking, and of course, eating!On recent forest walks we have collected thistle, wood nettles, and the amazingly delicious mushroom, Chicken of the Woods. #foraging #activities #kids #children
With just a mason jar, cream, a bit of salt, and a few other supplies that you have in your pantry, you are just a few shakes away from making delicious butter at home! Learn how to make butter with a technique so easy that kids can do it! #butter #homeschool #cookingwithkids #kitchen #homesteading #recipe Larder, Pudding, Mason Jars, Desserts, How To Make Homemade, Churning Butter, Pasteurizing Milk
How to Make Butter in a Jar
With just a mason jar, cream, a bit of salt, and a few other supplies that you have in your pantry, you are just a few shakes away from making delicious butter at home! Learn how to make butter with a technique so easy that kids can do it! #butter #homeschool #cookingwithkids #kitchen #homesteading #recipe
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If you think that once you take up the homesteading lifestyle, you'll never leave the house again, I'm here to tell you that is false! In my 20  years of homesteading, I have gone on many, many vacations. Here are my top tips on how to travel while being a homesteader. #homesteading #vacation #howto #travel #homesteadhoney Homesteads, Urban Homesteading, Homestead Gardens
How to Homestead and Still Go On Vacation!
If you think that once you take up the homesteading lifestyle, you'll never leave the house again, I'm here to tell you that is false! In my 20 years of homesteading, I have gone on many, many vacations. Here are my top tips on how to travel while being a homesteader. #homesteading #vacation #howto #travel #homesteadhoney
Letting your broody hen hatch her own chicks is an easy, inexpensive, and sustainable way to increase the size of your chicken flock. Humour, Homestead Chickens, Pet Chickens, Chickens Backyard, Keeping Chickens, Day Old Chicks, Chicken Incubator, Chickens, Chicken Farm
3 Reasons to let your broody hen hatch her chicks
Letting your broody hen hatch her own chicks is an easy, inexpensive, and sustainable way to increase the size of your chicken flock.
Diversify your homestead harvest with a native edibles food forest. I'll share how  we sourced 100  native plants for under $100, and offer tips to help you grow native and edible Seedlings, Plant Food, Food Forest Garden
How to Plan and Plant a Native Edibles Food Forest
Diversify your homestead harvest with a native edibles food forest. I'll share how we sourced 100 native plants for under $100, and offer tips to help you grow native and edible
Build valuable homesteading skills while having fun with your kids! Learn together how to forage, garden, preserve food, make herbal remedies and more with this extensive list of projects, recipes, trainings, and how-tos! #homesteading #homesteadingwithkids #homeschool #homesteadingfamily Homesteading Diy Projects
Homesteading Skills to Build with Your Kids
Build valuable homesteading skills while having fun with your kids! Learn together how to forage, garden, preserve food, make herbal remedies and more with this extensive list of projects, recipes, trainings, and how-tos! #homesteading #homesteadingwithkids #homeschool #homesteadingfamily
If you are new to canning, this beginner’s canning equipment guide is for you! This essential list of canning equipment and supplies is perfect so you can finish out the harvest season with a collection of home-preserved goods! #canning #essentials #equipment Rv, Foodies, Canning Equipment, Canning Food Preservation, Canning 101
Canning Equipment for Beginners - Your No-Frills Equipment Checklist!
If you are new to canning, this beginner’s canning equipment guide is for you! This essential list of canning equipment and supplies is perfect so you can finish out the harvest season with a collection of home-preserved goods! #canning #essentials #equipment
Ticks are no fun. In addition to being disease-carrying creatures, they tend to gross people out. Honestly, I’m immune to their ick factor, having pulled hundreds out of my family. But, I do give ticks a great deal of thought, and I thought I’d share with you our strategy for preventing tick bites on our homestead. #tick #prevention #homesteading
Preventing Tick Bites on the Homestead
Ticks are no fun. In addition to being disease-carrying creatures, they tend to gross people out. Honestly, I’m immune to their ick factor, having pulled hundreds out of my family. But, I do give ticks a great deal of thought, and I thought I’d share with you our strategy for preventing tick bites on our homestead. #tick #prevention #homesteading
7 Reasons you should rent a homestead before buying one! #homesteading #property Renting A House, Homestead Land, Homestead Property, Goat Barn
7 Reasons to Rent a Homestead Before you Buy (and 3 Reasons Not To)
7 Reasons you should rent a homestead before buying one! #homesteading #property
Creating Your Off-Grid Homestead Homestead Living
Creating Your Off-Grid Homestead eBook
Creating Your Off-Grid Homestead
A few weekends ago we quietly celebrated a year with our sweet Jersey cow, Creme Brûlée. Becoming a new cow owner is like having a baby in that it really does take several months to get your bearing! And caring for a cow after many years of caring for goats was very much like having my second child; … Goats, Miniature, Raising Farm Animals, Farm Cow
A Year with our Family Milk Cow
A few weekends ago we quietly celebrated a year with our sweet Jersey cow, Creme Brûlée. Becoming a new cow owner is like having a baby in that it really does take several months to get your bearing! And caring for a cow after many years of caring for goats was very much like having my second child; …