Winter may seem long and cold, but if we remember what it was like to be a child in winter, we can recapture some of that joy.
My dogs playing in snow.
The author talks about her own experiences of bad winter weather and tells a few stories of tragic Great Plains blizzards.
What happens in a beehive in the winter.
We enjoy taking the opportunity to rest and relax when it is too cold outside to garden.
Ideas about how to organize your kitchen.
It's the middle of winter and we appreciate that nature has thrown us a bone in the form of abundant water. We look forward to lengthening days.
December is usually a quiet time for gardeners, but we're still finding a little bit of fresh food out in the side yard.
Farm on the Hill's pastured turkeys received an unexpected 'stay of execution' when a freak early snowstorm prevented safe travel to the processor! Read along and see the challenges that Farmer Bryan faces as he works to keep the birds safe and alive for one more week out on the winter pasture!
Tips on types of wood for firewood, chimney upkeep, and how much firewood to store.
The author has an unabashed love affair with the hat, which is in her opinion an indispensable tool on a small farm or ranch.
It's that time of year again - empty milk jugs, egg cartons and plastic containers pile up to serve as temporary greenhouses for young seedlings.
Winter farmers' and gardeners' markets have sprouted (pun intended!) up in my area, giving customers more access to locally grown produce throughout our long, cold winter.
Lori shares some of winter's wonders from her Wisconsin farm.
Beat winter's chill with this delicious, made-from-scratch chai tea!
For my next installment on the blog, I’m FINALLY getting around to telling you about my little greenhouse(ish) project on the patio of my apartment.
Winter is our time to kick back and rest up from a busy growing season.
A quiet winter evening, sipping cocoa, dreaming of next year's garden, and enjoying the company of four furry friends.
Extreme winter weather.
A recipe for my mom's famous Oatmeal Molasses Cookies.
Feeding the Wild Birds in the Winter
Reminiscing about winter and the times when Santa would visit.
What happens when you try to show a teenage boy something and you are a preteen girl.
Winter is finally ending and the hope of spring is in the garden.
The epic saga of me getting stuck in a snowdrift after we moved to our farm.

Subscribe today

Capper's Farmer Early Spring 16 CoverWant to rediscover what made grandma’s house the fun place we all remember? Capper’s Farmer — the newly restored publication from the rural know-how experts at — updates the tried-and-true methods your grandparents used for cooking, crafting, gardening and so much more. Subscribe today and discover the joys of homemade living and homesteading insight — with a dash of modern living — that makes up the new Capper’s Farmer.

Save Even More Money with our automatic renewal savings plan!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our automatic renewal savings plan. You save an additional $5 and get 4 issues of Capper's Farmer for only $19.95 (USA only).

Or, Bill Me Later and I'll pay just $19.95 for a one year subscription!

(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here