Building the Home on our Homestead: Our Experience

This month marks three years since we purchased our land and built a simple farmhouse. I want to share what we learned, what we love about our home, and what we wish we had done differently. Imagine yourself dropping by for a visit and a cup of tea. Don't mind the dogs -- they are friendly -- and please overlook the mess. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

This month marks three years since we purchased our land and built a simple farmhouse. I want to share what we learned, what we love about our home, and what we wish we had done differently. Imagine yourself dropping by for a visit and a cup of tea. Don’t mind the dogs — they are friendly — and please overlook the mess. [by Jenny Cazzola]

Why I’m Hooked on Rye

Though we now live off-grid, I once lived near a large city where many farmers and food artisans came to town weekly to distribute their traditional foods at a co-op. It was here that we purchased our weekly raw milk share, grass-fed meats, beef liver and heart, and eventually a rye bread that would change my bread-baking and eating habits forever. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Though we now live off-grid, I once lived near a large city where many farmers and food artisans came to town weekly to distribute their traditional foods at a co-op. It was here that we purchased our weekly raw milk share, grass-fed meats, beef liver and heart, and eventually a rye bread that would change my bread-baking and eating habits forever. [by Shannon Stonger]

KYF #102: How to Find and Develop Your Child’s Talent

What if our children could develop true, valuable, marketable talent even before they leave our homes -- so when they are on their own, they are already passionate and successful experts in their fields? Jonathan Harris is committed to helping his children do just that. Also in today's episode... the tip of the week! | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/102

What if our children could develop true, valuable, marketable talent even before they leave our homes — so when they are on their own, they are already passionate and successful experts in their fields? Jonathan Harris is committed to helping his children do just that. Also in today’s episode… the tip of the week! [by Wardee Harmon]

How to Choose an Incubator

My interest in chickens has grown ever since we started our flock two years ago with eight Rhode Island Red pullets. I recently told my husband that I would love to start raising them with an interest in preserving them. He responded with the gift of an incubator so I could hatch my own. Here are a few things we learned when choosing our incubator, and a few things you might want to consider. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

My interest in chickens has grown ever since we started our flock two years ago with eight Rhode Island Red pullets. I recently told my husband that I would love to start raising them with an interest in preserving them. He responded with the gift of an incubator so I could hatch my own. Here are a few things we learned when choosing our incubator, and a few things you might want to consider. [by Jenny Cazzola]

Simple Herbal Muscle Rub

If you're in pain, you want to sooth the ache, right? Do you reach for the tube of muscle rub full of questionable ingredients? Of course not! Here's a simple rub that heals the body with God-given herbs. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

If you’re in pain, you want to sooth the ache, right? Do you reach for the tube of muscle rub full of questionable ingredients? Of course not! Here’s a simple rub that heals the body with God-given herbs. [by Katie Mae Stanley]