The Resilient Gardener – Grow Potatoes, Corn, Beans, Squash, and Eggs
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The Resilient Gardener – Grow Potatoes, Corn, Beans, Squash, and Eggs

“The Resilient Gardener – Food Production and Self-Reliance in Uncertain Times” by Carol Deppe came onto my radar while reading Harvey Ussery’s book, “The Small-Scale Poultry Flock“. Harvey mentioned Carol’s approach to feeding her ducks using garden crops to dramatically reduce purchased feed consumption, and I wanted to know more. Coupled with the duck information…

How to Homestead – (Not Quite) Like Grandma Used to Do

How to Homestead – (Not Quite) Like Grandma Used to Do

There’s a growing interest in how to homestead and become more self-reliant. While the days of earning free land by farming it for a period of years is long gone, there are still many ways that most of us can incorporate homesteading principles into our daily lives. Note – Although it sounds romantic and adventurous,…