Farm and Home

Practical advice for the farm and home. Household solutions, outdoor living, pets, poultry, livestock, outbuildings, and crops.

Depression Era: Dairy Farm

CAPPER's Staff

Kansan recalls running a depression-era dairy farm in his youth.

Wedding Gifts During the Depression Era

CAPPER's Staff

The wedding gifts that one Nebraskan woman received saw her family through the lean times of the depression era

Trucks in the Snow

By Shana Thornhill

The epic saga of me getting stuck in a snowdrift after we moved to our farm.

Pleased To Meet You

By Shana Thornhill

The story of how we got here and who we are.


Homemade Corn Bread on the Family Farm

CAPPER's Staff

Alabama man remembers eating homemade corn bread and smoked pork on his grandparents' family farm

Little Creek on the Family Farm

CAPPER's Staff

Missouri woman recounts summers spent playing in a little creek and picking black raspberries on her family farm

Family Farm: Going to Town with a Team of Horses

CAPPER's Staff

Missouri woman recalls her grandparents making the trip from the family farm to the nearest town in a hack pulled by a team of horses

The Average Farmer on the Family Farm

CAPPER's Staff

Iowan recalls the average farmer's daily activities on his family farm

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