Farm and Home

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

The Method to My Madness

By Sarah Sinning, Assistant Editor

For my inaugural blog post for Capper's Farmer, I'd like to take a few minutes to explain myself. Trust me, I need to.


Harvesting Liquid Gold

By DJ Wilson

The fall honey harvest is here! Here's everything you need to know about the process and the bees themselves.


Magic Mushrooms

By Sheila Julson

Seeing the many stages of food you grow from soil to table really is magical, especially White Button and Crimini mushrooms.


The Rhythm of Work

By Pam Tinnin

Country life isn't always easy, but it has great rewards. Hard work brings a deep sense of peace and contentment.


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The Weed Commissioner

By Mary Conley

We knew about most of the junk that came with the farm, but something nasty happened to us that we weren’t prepared for.


The Farm Cleanup Continues

By Mary Conley

The amount and type of junk would overwhelm anyone, but we persisted in the cleanup, and now our land is lookin’ good!


The Farmyard and More Junk!

By Mary Conley

The farm was a disaster, but we were out to save it - one weekend at a time.


Pumpkins Rock!

By Sheila Julson

The pre-Halloween ritual of finding the perfect pumpkins for carving, pies, and seed roasting is as much as part of autumn as jumping in a pile of freshly-raked leaves.