Whip It, Whip It Good…Homemade Body Butter

Now that you have that song stuck in your head – it’s time for a little DIY! As much as I love spring, it’s a season that’s hard on the hands. All the cleaning, and mucking out stalls and chicken coops, gardening and outdoor work turn my hands dry and cracked, instead of soft and […]

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Host Off-Site Farm-to-Table Dinners

While the idea of hosting a farm-to-table dinner on your farm is appealing—who wouldn’t want to savor a meal under rural starry skies raised and prepared by the farmers themselves?—such an event can quickly get complicated and expensive. Some states require installation of a full commercial kitchen on-farm, along with other permits and requirements, such […]

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Herb Teas

Tea began as a medicine and grew into a beverage. ~Okakura Kakuzō Tea is a perfectly simple way to access the health benefits of herbs. The quiet ritual of preparing and sipping a cup of tea is a wonderfully relaxing and peaceful practice. Creating your own tea blends is easy and much less expensive than […]

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Making Money With Stud Services

Another way to bring is cash to the homestead is by offering stud services. Perhaps you have a stallion, bull, boar, or just a randy dog. Here, we will focus on successful stud dog services. This will require you to be knowledgeable about breed standards, pedigrees, genetic disorders, genetic testing, performance and conformation show titles, […]

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Salad Bowls

Ready to make some Green? This is a great idea to help you, and the best part is- the investment is minimal. If you live in town and wanna dip your toes in gardening, this is for you. It’s called a salad bowl- Basically, you will plant a bunch of different lettuces and greens in […]

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