Tag Archives: United States

Checklist for Choosing Your Homestead – Part 1

As the rural dreams loom closer to actuality, there are practical measures that must be considered.   From a personal standpoint, the reality of living a rural existence is a far cry from my dreams.  I had a “Gone with the … Continue reading

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Wine Making Family-Style

We were fortunate enough to move to a farm with five well-established grape vines.  And, of course, we have planted a considerable amount of our own in the past five years.  But the grapes that afford us the best wine … Continue reading

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Honey and the Honeybee – part 1

With the American honey bee becoming more endangered, its decline threatening crop production and food shortages, we thought it was good practice to include honeybees on the farm. (Not to mention the promise and  sweet temptation of their product: Honey.) … Continue reading

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