Self sufficiency, homesteading, raising livestock, beekeeping and more.
There are many skills our grandparents had that have been lost today. Various homesteading skills are lost on the modern city dweller. Here are some key skills to learn.
A little extra effort can make a big difference for backyard chickens, they'll love these activities and you'll enjoy them, too.
When we think about the dangerous animals faced by our pioneer ancestors, what comes to mind? Probably we would imagine wolves, bears, panthers, and poisonous reptiles. Few would consider the lowly squirrel! But for the early Ohio settlers, the squirrel was the cause of famine and suffering.
It is still possible to create a sustainable, profitable micro farm on a small piece of land. However, the truth is that the methods and tools that worked in traditional pioneering and homesteading days just won't cut it anymore. Here's the truth about starting a micro farm today.
Have you ever wondered how the pioneers got their bread? After all, there were no brightly-lit grocery stores boasting shelves of different varieties of bread. For the early settlers in southern Ohio and other wilderness areas, it took much work to create a simple loaf of bread.