I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, somewhere during women’s liberation we got led astray. The frozen dinner folks were ready to pounce. “Yes, women, go get a job! We’ll take care of dinner.” Every convenience began to … Continue reading The Homegrown, Healthy Life (So You Want to Be a Homesteader #16)
I received a message wondering if I could use the help of twenty girl scouts. The farm they were supposed to help out decided they didn’t need volunteers. Not only can I use volunteers, but I always jump at the opportunity to reach out to kids. It is staggering to me the minute amount of people who have chosen to grow food and the even smaller amount of women that have opted for this job. I don’t remember in school it even being an option. I was told I could be anything I want, a stay at home mom, a … Continue reading Empowering Young Farmers and Humbling the Farmer (and how to design garden beds)
I wonder if most people understand the dire consequences of a bill signed by our president last week. A bill that protects Monsanto from all law suits, present and future, from any claims that their products causes serious health problems, even death. … Continue reading Victory Gardens (and beating Monsanto ourselves)
For centuries women have tended the home and the family and on the side sold things made by their hands to help support their family. It seems to be an innate instinct in us. Many homesteaders are entrepreneurs. In this … Continue reading Support Your Local Homestead!