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“What do worms eat?” is the first question on every beginner worm farmer’s mind. If you are looking to add worm farms in your homestead then here is everything you need to know about what worms eat. ...

A homesteader’s life, despite what any person who lives the 9 to 5 thinks, is not a simple one. Countless tasks are constantly being added to the work schedule, therefore it is vital to be organized ...

Hello, this is my first post. I really want to be self-sustainable along with having low carbon emissions and no waste. I'd really like to go vegan as well. I mostly want to be self-sustainable to be...

While any person can survive without eating for three or four weeks before any serious health issues occur it is only possible to survive for three or four days without water. The human body is made ...

Solar Composter by Solarcabin Got a little work done and rehabbed the solar composter. Removed the old broken window and fixed the top boards and covered it with some left over plastic. Tomorrow I...

When I first moved to California, the house we rented had a mature Fuyu persimmon tree in the front yard. I had never tasted them before and didn’t know what to make of them or even how to eat a pers...

We'll share how to make basic sauce, horseradish cream sauce and horseradish c*cktail sauce with fresh horseradish root and common pantry ingredients. The post Easy Horseradish Sauce Recipe with Fr...

Are you looking for fall decorations that are easy and attractive at the same time? If yes, then you’re in the right place! Keep the fall spirit alive in your house with these decor ideas. This lis...

Our rugosa roses produced a lovely array of hips this year, so we dried some and turned some into rose hip jelly. This rose hip jelly recipe is made with Pomona's Universal Pectin, so it use less sug...

Several years ago, we planted about half a dozen rose bushes as part of our homestead permaculture plan. This year, the plants are loaded with fruit, so I'm sharing tips for harvesting rose hips and ...

With the upcoming holiday fast approaching, it’s easy to get caught up with our own Halloween superstitions. But did you ever wonder which countries celebrate this spooky day, and how it is being cel...

When my husband, August, first sampled this apple cake recipe, he stopped for a minute and said, “That is really good. That is the best dessert I've tasted since… (long pause) the last time you made ...

Would growing food inside your house, such as a spare room wreck or ruin the house? For example, mould, or toxic effects ?