Tag Archives: homesteading

How To Brew Organic Beer At Home

Brilliant farmer and SK contributor Alison Wiediger of Au Naturel Farm  tackles the topic of brewing beer at home today on the blog. While this is a great winter activity, you might  find time to tackle this project during a rainy spell this spring. She also reveals her source for organic ingredients so you can feel […]

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Perfect Homemade Whole Wheat Crackers

For years, I have been kind of obsessed with making crackers at home. I’m a cracker junkie, but don’t want them loaded with preservatives or corn syrup. Plus, when you buy them at the store, you get all that wasted packaging that must go into a landfill somewhere. I have finally settled on a recipe […]

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Just Say Yes to Goat’s Milk!

{A few months back, Carolyn Gahn of Sweetgrass Granola educated us on why we need a home dairy. Today, her awesome husband Jacob shares with us how they use their raw goat’s milk in their own home. I’ll give you a little hint: for everything!}   Raw Milk: It’s what’s for breakfast, lunch, antipasto, dinner, dessert, […]

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Skinny on Fermentation: Easy Natural Mead

{Once again, Jesse Frost of Rough Draft Farmstead knocks it out of the park. He has demystified the process of making mead naturally. I just bottled some homemade wine that I made following his easy, natural wine recipe—if I can do this, anybody can! I can’t wait to try this recipe for mead—one of the […]

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Recipe: Quick Pickled Radishes

{Thanks to Lindsey Windland for contributing this awesome recipe and photography for refrigerated pickled radishes. A great way to use up the end-of-season bounty! Lindsey and Drew sell amazing handcrafted pastries at Berea Farmers Market. Like Clementine’s Bake Shop on Facebook today. } These small bites are surprisingly tasty and will be well-loved by adults […]

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