I can taste is all over again looking at these pictures. We are accidental farmers. We didn’t intend to raise livestock for a living. But, I had a passion for food and growing and raising our own. That passion turned into a major love of feeding others and branched out to us raising that quality […]
We knew we wanted to bring a quality ham to your dinner table for the Holidays and are so excited for these fresh, seasoned and lightly hickory smoked hams. Since our hams are not fully cooked, we wanted to ensure you had the best recipe for your Holiday meal. I know that holiday recipes often […]
When we first began raising livestock, the main reason was to feed our family. We wanted to know what was in our foods, where it came from and how it was raised. From birth to butcher, we wanted to know the process and connect deeper to our food source. We raised a giant veggie garden […]
I dabbled with this for months. I didn’t know how it worked (like anything new) and to be honest, our slow internet kept me from pursuing it at all. Y’all, we’re talking dial up speed over here. But, after years of taking videos and documenting our days, I decided to jump all in on something […]
From pasture to package, processing chicken right here on the farm.
I took the time this week to move Petunia into the parlor. I have absolutely loved milking in my little dairy shed but with the weather the way it is, it was time to move into a place I could keep cleaner. The cement floor means less debris and milking with a machine means less […]
Store your fresh eggs for use later! Eggs are seasonal so use this helpful kitchen hack to keep eggs in the house when the girls take a break from laying!
There is nothing quite like whipping up a batch of butter. Whatever cooking you’re doing, homemade butter takes it to the next level. And, it’s sure to wow anyone. This lost art is a must for every homesteader. Churning butter is a favorite in our kitchen. It’s a weekly task, giving rise to the most […]
Rendering pork fat is a wonderful way to add quality fat to your diet. This skill improves your homestead sustainability while improving the quality of your diet!
I was going to title this: How to Tell Your Husband You Want a Milk Cow. But, that wouldn’t really be accurate either. You see. I occasionally get a wild hair and I’m really thankful I married someone who supports my crazy on the daily. (Thank you Jesus for this patient man. Amen.) We had […]