Farming

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Farming Women and Women Homesteaders: A Series

Women all across the nation are making their country dreams a reality. These real life stories from women farmers and homesteaders are designed to...

Homesteading for Health: How Country Life Can Heal

A commitment to healthy living and simplicity on the homestead helped this family improve their son’s health and quality of life.

Book Review: Bootstrapper, the story of a mom who tackled the odds on a Northern Michigan Farm

Taking on farm life on your own with no help may seem like a recipe for disaster. But this memoir tells the story of how grit and determination...

Tips From The Ladies Behind Ladies Homestead Gathering

Being a woman on the homestead can be challenging if you don't know other homesteaders. The Ladies Homestead Gathering aims to make things easier...

Jenna Woginrich Shares Her Top Tips for Homesteading

Jenna Woginrich has tried her hand at everything from homesteading to raising animals and training falcons.

What Drives a Woman to Become a Farmer?

Being passionate about eating well and caring about the food you consume can lead you to some interesting places, like a field of okra.

Solar Powered Pest Control Machine offers alternative to pesticides

The new organic pest control product is self-operating and self-cleaning, zapping harmful bugs without chemicals over an area of several acres.

Picking the Perfect Pumpkins: a guide to heirloom pumpkin varieties

You might only be familiar with the round, orange pumpkins that show up everywhere in the fall, but there are many more kinds of pumpkins, ranging...

How a forester knows if trees are healthy

What does a forester look for to know whether a forest is healthy or unhealthy? A Rayonier forestry expert reviews the signs of great tree health...

Barn building inspiration from old barns across the U.S.

Get your barn building ideas from this piece highlighting the charms of old barn architecture across the United States.