homesteading

What you need to know about raising backyard chickens

You have now decided that you want chickens — but you don’t know where to start. Before you make the leap into raising backyard poultry there are some things you need to consider.

Home roasting coffee for a more delicious caffeine addiction

My husband and I took on a challenge: we aren’t buying food at grocery stores or restaurants for a year. That also means no chain coffee shops. I had to find an alternative.

How to grow your own mushrooms for fun, deliciousness, and protein

I started out as a mycophobe, picking mushrooms off pizza and turning up my nose at cream of mushroom soup. But once I started growing my own I discovered a wide world of delicious flavors.