Kid-Friendly, Animal-Friendly Homegrown Feed

Feeding animals out of the garden during summer is a great way to save a little money on feed, as well as provide the health benefits of natural homegrown fruits and veggies. For our little farm hands, though, it can also mean inadvertently making the animals sick.

Death on the Homestead

“But Momma, you can fix him! Right?” No parent wants to hear her child cry these words. We want to be superheroes to our youngsters, and we feel guilty when the cape just doesn’t work.

Surviving the Deep Freeze

The bitter cold here in the East has wreaked havoc on the garden this week. I’m not so much worried the many perennial plants, trees and shrubs we have on the property that are fully hardy down to USDA zone 5 and below.

Giving Thanks for Motherhood

“Chickens?” I whined. “But I don’t want chickens! I want goats for my first farm animal!”