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What Is REAL Homesteading Anyway?

Today Ernie was told that some local people who live off grid are doing “real” homesteading.

Now see, that pisses me off (can you guess what movie that line is from ;-). 145 more words

Growing Your Own Food


Being a farmer’s wife means having a garden.  A big one.  In my previous city-dwelling life I didn’t garden.  Phil had kept his garden growing for years before I came along, so I find my self more of a gardener’s assistant to him. 261 more words

Farmer's Wife

Harvest Is (Well) Over

Last night we had a killing frost. Not that there was much on the garden. Just Brussels Sprouts, Rhubarb, some beans drying, and Horseradish of course. 610 more words

Growing Your Own Food

DIY Garlic and Herb Dehydrator

This is the second year that we are using our homemade dehydrator.

Last year we used it to dry garlic for garlic powder and it worked amazingly well. 317 more words

Growing Your Own Food

SiT Community Allotment Taster Days Sat 09/09 10-14 presented by Southend in Transition

Southend in Transition Community Allotment
(entrance to allotments off Hamstel Road – Garon’s end – opposite fish and chips Plaice to Be)

Where you can learn how to grow food, look after your garden, take fresh produce home, meet new people over a shared meal and exchange ideas on how to help the community thrive. 221 more words

theestuaryalternative reblogged this on and commented:

If you're interested in the idea of a community allotment, neighbourhood self sufficiency and growing your own food, this event is well worth attending...

Rosie's Carrot plant, WEEK 5.

Here is an update on Rosie’s Carrot plant, we are now on week 5! 106 more words

This little garden of mine...

I’m gonna let it shine…..

Here is our itty bitty produce production of the day…

So figured out that my carrots aren’t getting bigger ’cause I didn’t “thin them out” in the beginning. 46 more words