Small successes in keeping the cat out of my houseplants.
My childhood favourite pecan pie.
Transplanting seedlings and hardening off plants.
Along with the land came a house, along with the house came a disgusting basement.
Cleaning up old buildings and saving what you can just makes a body feel good!
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.
An update of spring tasks and happenings at Green's Organic Farm and Apiary.
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.
What Chef Elizabeth served for Christmas this year .
It was a house that most women would run from, but somehow, I was blind to the mess.
A smokehouse for the homestead.
We converted a 1947 disabled water well house into a usable potting shed.
After gathering lots of old windows to build a greenhouse, life happened. We decided a mini version would be perfect this year!
When space is at a premium, creating a multi-use structure is a must.
Are rummage sale bargains really bargains?
The author notes with relish all the amazing things a homesteader can accomplish with WD-40.
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 transplant's recognition of the realities of farm life and how to adjust.

Subscribe today
First Name: *
Last Name: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code:*
(* 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

Want 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!