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Using a Homestead Planning Book

Using a planning book to record your homestead activities can be an important tool for you to make progress. What is a homestead planning book? A planning book is a book into which you plan, record, budget and design all things about your homestead or farm. It’s part journal, part diary, part almanac that you keep about your endeavors. My planning book, known […]

Getting children involved in homesteading

Getting children involved in your homesteading activities can be a wonderful learning activity for them as well as you.  However there are so many distractions that take children away from wanting to be involved in growing, raising and nurturing the land.  Computers, TV, games, smart phones, music…all of which I love and enjoy as well…should […]

Web Soil Survey (USA) – Steps to use this soil tool!

The Web Soil Survey is a fantastic tool to get information on the types of soil you have on your farm…and is especially helpful if you are looking to purchase a property to see what you might expect to find in the ‘soil department’. The Web Soil Survey is a tool developed by the National Cooperative Soil Survey. It is […]

Measurements Chart

A chart that shows the relationships between the standard volume measurements used in cooking and canning. Gallons (US), pints, quarts, cups, tea spoons, table spoons, fluid ounces etc. Metric conversions are also included. It fits on a standard US Letter sheet of paper. ← Circular Homestead Calendar Blank (Southern Hemisphere) Budgeting for Homesteaders →