Today I spent some time listening to other homesteaders as they talked about what a life changing venture it all is. There were people in their twenties, fresh out of school, just starting their own little farms, lamenting that even after several years of progress they were still not recognized or respected within their extended… Continue reading A Burger Named Holly
Well, if I can’t have a homestead this winter, then I am going to take it easy! With cold weather approaching I decided I didn’t want the responsibility of snow blowing half the back yard to get the to Angora enclosure – this meant that I would have to bring them inside for the winter.… Continue reading Living it up with the Angoras
The part of homesteading that appeals to me the most is the need for creativity and problem solving. It’s a safe space for artists, engineers, innovators, and inventers. Tonight I used some of this creativity for something purely whimsical. While I was hiking through the woods I spied another pile of debris and litter, this… Continue reading Fairy House Upcycles
As summer comes to a close and my garden gives up the last of it’s labors I am forced to turn my attention to more indoor activities. Of course while there’s still no snow on the ground I will continue to travel for my other blog Catching Marbles but after that? A lot of homesteading… Continue reading New Winter Projects
This is going to be big! Time to start a new farm! Inviting you all to come with me!
Although I am “between farms” I still am very much involved with the community – this take taking photos of other people’s livestock and hopefully rallying support.
There is a happy balance between Old School Sustainable Farming and new and upcoming technologies. We CAN have the best of both worlds!
It’s a sad day but Rindle Ridge Farm is no longer a thing. I moved off the farm a whole month before I was scheduled to because things were getting hostile and I didn’t feel safe there anymore. I did what I had to do. It was one of the hardest decisions of my life… Continue reading Goodbye Farm
As my living situation becomes intensely more tenuous I am finding it difficult to get everything done I need to get my fundraising campaign off the ground. I was able to make a bunch of magnets but all the other donation prizes I have conjured up have had one issue or another – from making… Continue reading The Struggle Continues
Starting a homestead on a shoestring – should I make a house and a barn from a used shipping container?