Along with the land came a house, along with the house came a disgusting basement.
We read that one need not be hasty in destroying old farm buildings, especially if you can’t afford new ones, as they can often still be used.
This building continues to serve us, even after it was razed.
Some of the varieties of free fruits available for the taking. All it takes is a little time, a little work, and some scouting of the area for what grows in your neck of the woods.
A transplant's recognition of the realities of farm life and how to adjust.
Cleaning up old buildings and saving what you can just makes a body feel good!
Even the foundations of abandoned buildings can soon be ruined.
It was a house that most women would run from, but somehow, I was blind to the mess.
We converted a 1947 disabled water well house into a usable potting shed.
The farm was a disaster, but we were out to save it - one weekend at a time.
Super easy to make and ever so scrumptious - a recipe from the old farm.
We discovered you can take the sag out of a barn roof without machinery and very little money.
We think you'll be inspired to keep your old buildings when you read about Todd's ingenuity, perseverance and hard work while saving the old chicken house.
A paragraph or two on what different people consider comfort foods.
A short history of a few Red Currant bushes at the ranch where my husband and I live.
Re-purpose old louver doors into a lovely bookshelf in just one day!
Make corned beef the way your mother used to make it.
We finally hired a mason after seeing the problems with the 100-year-old stone foundations ... join Bryan and Lori for a look at the before and afters in the 100-year-old house and barn!
A short dissertation on the differences between modern farming machinery and the ones my grandfather used.
Old, old canning jars and how they worked, or didn’t.