I am a voracious reader. Books have created me. Books have helped me define my perceptions, my experiences. Books teach me. Books take me places I may not otherwise visit in my lifetime here. They take me to different periods … Continue reading Oh, the Places We Will Go!
A common question to vegans is, If you don’t eat meat, why do you look for things that look and taste like meat? The best answer I saw to this was a response on Instagram, “Because I don’t want to … Continue reading Making Your Own Meat Alternatives
My first herbal remedy book was released over five years ago when I closed my first apothecary to become a full time farmer (three months later we opened a new apothecary!). Homesteader’s Pharmacy has been my best seller ever since. … Continue reading The Medicine Person’s Guide to Herbalism (my newly released book!)
On day eleven of our “So You Want to Be a Homesteader Series” we are learning from other homesteaders and farmers. Now, there is nothing like learning first hand; sitting in a kitchen watching a farm wife deftly move from … Continue reading 18 Authors, 30 Books (Great Homesteading and Farming Books)
I am done reading seed catalogues for the season. I got my extensive order in and am dreaming and scheming up all sorts of garden plans. From indoors, on my sofa, with a cup of great coffee and my sleeping … Continue reading Winter Book List 2019
During the summer I often only have time to read magazines between farmer’s markets and gardening, and babysitting, and the shop (and soon to be a full blown urban farm), but in the winter I have more time. The sun … Continue reading Top Five Books for Winter Reading