The seeds of my journey toward self-sufficiency were planted years ago when I visited Grandma and Grandpa on the farm.
It was a house that most women would run from, but somehow, I was blind to the mess.
I got home today from town and found a mess. The pigs had broken out of their pen and proceeded to tear up my pasture. The llama was on alert and hidden behind the dirt pile, sending out her warble of appeal. The sheep were huddled up into groups of four or six.
With all of society’s conveniences within easy reach, we are choosing to do things the hard way. Now, why on earth would we do that?!
A short dissertation on the differences between modern farming machinery and the ones my grandfather used.
You don't have to be a poultry farmer to have an appreciation for the hard work that went into this 1924 edition of The American Standard of Perfection.
Growing up with homesteaders, I never thought of myself as one until recently.
Donna Rae shares her experiences from the 2013 Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello.
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