Preserving asparagus is easy with this step by step method for three ways to preserve your harvest!

Preparing and preserving asparagus can be done in three ways.  After harvesting asparagus, you should wash it and discard any tough bottoms. Next, get rid of the scales that have developed around the bottoms of the spears. A potato peeler works great for this. Finally, decide how you wish toContinue Reading

getting started homesteading

The biggest struggle most people have when it comes to homesteading is getting started.  There is no specific answer. It all depends on what it is you want to do and what activities you want to partake in. However, if you have no knowledge going into it, you can’t plan.Continue Reading

Raising Healthy Goats on the Homestaed

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Anyone that raises goats should develop a plan for their health care, therefore, preventing disease is the most important aspect. From the start, goats should be thoroughly checked over, even before they are brought into the herd. Bringing a new goat that carriesContinue Reading

baby goats

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] There is just nothing more adorable than baby goats, called kids, on the homestead. The first season of kidding brings about an excitement on the homestead that can only be understood by experiencing it first hand. Seeing those baby goats romping andContinue Reading

things i learned while homesteading

Homesteading has been quite an experience for me over the last couple of years. There were lessons I learned that I would have otherwise never have been enlightened with. So I went into this lifestyle gung-ho. I went in head first, no plan, no goals, just jumped in and startedContinue Reading

Breeding Goats on your Homestead

Breeding goats is a strategic process, you do not simply turn a buck loose with all of the does and hope for a bunch of kids awhile later. You need to know when to breed your does and how to choose the buck that will breed with them. You needContinue Reading

Building goat housing on your homestead is fairly easy, they don’t require much. They need a simple easy structure that allows them to come in and out of the weather and sun and provides them with a comfortable place to sleep. Some people prefer to build more complicated buildings with separate areasContinue Reading

Goat Breeds

If you are considering raising goats on your homestead, you need to understand the various goat breeds available. There are over 200 goat breeds throughout the world. Choosing one can be difficult. If you know your purpose, selecting a breed that matches your needs will be easier. Deciding Your PurposeContinue Reading