Barley is just barely peeking up through the ground. It’s November fourteenth. Nearly half way through the month and still no real freeze. We’re thankful for that. If we could, Lord willing, get another ten days in before any kind of hard freeze, we’d be doing really well. Hasn’t been much sun to speak of for […]
I made a video for you! This is making sauerkraut the old school way, with the philosophy behind fermentation rather than a focus on ingredients and recipes.
Why Everyone Should Be Interested in Preserving The Old Ways A year ago our family started a fundraiser for a very unique project. As part of our overall plan to create a resource farm for old skills, old paths, and off-grid living, we decided that we were going to start using horses for work on […]
That’s something you have to think about in this life – another thing that makes life deliberate – you can’t just flip a switch and expect light to miraculously appear. Light is something you have to think about beforehand.
Not long ago I was in a hardware store in a small town not far from our farm. I was with my son buying plumbing parts for a water project for the farm. Robert and I were at the register with our PVC valves, couplers, and adapters when the clerk, a friendly local fellow named Buck, started […]
This whole thing is a metaphor. It still works and is true the way it’s written, but sometimes I’m too subtle so… this whole thing is a metaphor. We live completely off-grid on an off-grid farm in an off-grid community. The grid really doesn’t have much to do with my topic today, but I thought […]