Welcome to our Homestead! Nearly 20 acres of woods, prairie and homesteading land. Our cozy log cabin sits at the top of the hill, surrounded by our outdoor livestock, our 18 raised bed garden, our 12 tree orchard and more wildlife than you can imagine.
Currently at our neck of the woods, we:
Who told you that you have to shop for your food? Talk with us about growing 50% of your food in your own backyard, preserving it, canning it and cooking it. We are not experts by any means, but we are learning a great deal as we live our new lives on our homestead farm. We can share with you what we know!
So far this year (2014) our garden has produced tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, spinach, lettuce, sunflowers, pumpkins, cucumbers, squash, asparagus, onions, garlic, cilantro, grapes, strawberries, melons, peas, carrots, green beans, broccoli and zucchini.
Our orchard has produced peaches, pears and apples.
We have been able to forge for blackberries, wild raspberries, honeysuckle and many other naturally growing medicinal plants.
We are elated!