This family transformed a collapsing barn into a small house.

Small House Living

How one family transformed a collapsing barn into a small house living adventure.

Purslane is a great plant to keep around for chicken fodder.

Grow Your Own Chicken Feed – Organic!

Want to save money on feeding your chickens? Plant these garden crops to supplement their feed.

Nigerian Dwarf goats area a great choice for any size homestead, but especially for folks who are short on space.

Top 5 Reasons to Choose Nigerian Goats for Your Homestead

Nigerian Dwarf goats area a great choice for any size homestead, but especially for folks who are short on space. Leona from My Healthy Green Family shares why.

Yacon - also known as ground apple - is great eaten fresh .

Growing Yacon

Yacon's edible tubers are sweet and crunchy, giving it the nickname "ground apple." We're growing yacon in the garden this year for the first time.

Outsmarting the pickleworm. If my plan works, I might actually be able to grow squash and cucumbers this year!

Organic Pest Control: Outsmart the Buggahs

I'm experimenting with an unexpected "organic pest control" method to outsmart the pickleworm. Maybe THIS year I'll have zucchini!

Don't toss those radish greens! You can turn them into a spicy spread for crackers or sandwiches. Or, toss it with pasta! It's like free food.

Recipe: Radish Leaf Pesto

Radish leaf pesto is a fabulous way to stretch the harvest from an early spring garden. Serve it over pasta, spread it on crackers, or slather it in mozzarella grilled cheese sandwiches.

DIY Jello Cups - Healthy ingredients, no packaging! You can feel good about sending these in your kids' lunch!

DIY Jello Cups

Homemade jello is incredibly easy to make, has ingredients you can feel great about, and with a little "outside the box" thinking, you can still enjoy the convenience of taking it with you without using plastic.

Creating islands of food production allows gardeners to harvest from an area regularly, even if some of the longer-term crops won't produce for years.

Food Islands: Smart Vegetable Garden Design

Creating islands of food production allows gardeners to harvest from an area regularly, even if some of the longer-term crops won't produce for years.

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7 Store Bought Condiments You Can Make at Home

Long before Best Foods decided to bottle up their popular sandwich spread, someone was making that from scratch. Same with so many of the things we buy ready made these days. You CAN make this stuff at home!

You can cook wholesome, healthy meals at home without breaking the bank!

Wholesome Ingredients, Wholesale Prices

You can cook wholesome, healthy meals at home without breaking the bank! Here's how to stock your pantry with healthy ingredients for less.