Which of These 13 March Vegetables Will You Start Growing

Which of These 13 March Vegetables Will You Start Growing

Which of these 13 March vegetables will you start growing now? It’s March and I know our brains are in overdrive with what to plant right now. It’s so close to spring and I fear, we’ve already sprung. I’m so excited, I’ve already wet my plants! So, get your seedsRead More…

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Create a 30 Day Garden

Create a 30 Day Garden

We’ve compiled a list of 9 our favorite crops that can be harvested in 30 days or less. Let’s create a 30 day garden together! The best part of these crops is that they DO NOT have to be planted in the ground. Each of these will do excellent inRead More…

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What’s the Difference in Farmsteading and Homesteading?

What’s the Difference in Farmsteading and Homesteading?

We get asked this occasionally.. what’s the difference in farmsteading and homesteading? In a lot of ways each of these is married to the other, but they are also different from each other. We’ll make a fancy schmancy Venn diagram to show you the difference (and cause it’s cool). Let’sRead More…

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15 Seeds to Start in February

15 Seeds to Start in February

Give your summer garden a boost this year, with these 15 seeds to start in February. We all love fresh veggies and winter is the worst for me here on the farm, but with careful planning next season, we will have veggies year round. You can get started now andRead More…

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3 Resources for Becoming a Market Gardener

3 Resources for Becoming a Market Gardener

Before you go any further, you need to ask yourself is this REALLY what you want to do? If you answered yes, then here are our top 3 resources for becoming a market gardener. Farming has taken a new look in recent years and it seems to have become theRead More…

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The REAL White Meat: Chicken or Rabbit

The REAL White Meat: Chicken or Rabbit

The REAL white meat: chicken or rabbit Rabbit? What? You’ve got to be crazy. Before you pass judgement, hear me out. We had the opportunity this past week to try rabbit. I can remember as a kid eating rabbit (insert horrifying story here). I couldn’t have told you for theRead More…

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Our Top Five Seed Catalogs

Our Top Five Seed Catalogs

Seed catalog season is upon us and the results of our top five seed catalogs are in!  Seeds are a HUGE investment for the farm and we do our best to make sure we find the best quality seed for the best price. Things that we continuously look for areRead More…

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What Exactly is Fodder?

What Exactly is Fodder?

I know, I know you’re wondering what exactly is fodder? If you are an urban farmsteader/farmer, fodder is all the rage. It’s all over Pinterest, Backyard Chickens, and countless blogs and websites. But really, what exactly is fodder?  Fodder is a type of food for various farm animals such as cattle,Read More…

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The Heart of the Farmstead

The Heart of the Farmstead

Ever wonder what’s really at the heart of the farmstead? Why in the world would we choose to do things the way we’re doing them? **WARNING: This is an emotional post for me. ** We’ll start with a little history……I was raised up (yes, I said raised up) by myRead More…

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Passionflower or the Maypop

Passionflower or the Maypop

Our next multipurpose plant is the Passionflower or the Maypop. Native to the Southeastern United States, it’s hardy to ZERO degrees Fahrenheit. (That’s too cold for this white girl.) The passionflower or the maypop has a exquisite an exotic bloom with a lemony scent. The flowers tend to attract bees, butterfliesRead More…

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