Grow Your Own Herbal Tea At Home – How to Grow Your Own Tea and Herbal Tea Plants -17 Herbal Teas With Extraordinary Health Benefits

Wanna grow your own herbal tea? It's actually pretty easy! Here's how... Herbal teas smell good, taste good, and help elevate your mood, not to mention the other general as well as specific health benefits they offer. They make good alternatives to regular tea and coffee, especially if you want to reduce caffeine intake. Herbal teas [...]

2017-11-16T07:05:43+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Health, Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|

Pass The Dessert : The Best 10 Old Fashioned Thanksgiving Recipes From Turkey to Dessert

Every year we look forward to the regular Thanksgiving fixings. Turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, stuffing, cranberry sauce, candied yams, buttered rolls, and pie. Lots of pie. Mmmm, I’m getting hungry just thinking about it. We know that the celebration of Thanksgiving is based on the original meal that occurred in 1621. We know it [...]

2017-11-15T10:18:35+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Health, History, Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|

PREPARING YOUR GARDEN FOR WINTER-OVERWINTERING PLANTS & OTHER FALL GARDENING TASKS

See our list of fall chores to prepare your garden for winter—and ensure a beautiful and vibrant spring! We’ve covered vegetables, herbs, berries, perennials, roses, trees, and shrubs. PREPARING YOUR VEGETABLE GARDEN FOR WINTER You can postpone the inevitable (that is, winter) for a while by covering your vegetables with old sheets or bedspreads on cold nights, but the [...]

2017-11-10T09:28:16+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|

GEODOME GREENHOUSE IN THE WINTER-HOW TO BUILD A GEODOME GREENHOUSE

CAN YOU GROW FOOD IN A GEODOME GREENHOUSE IN THE WINTER? This is an important question. The answer is – it depends. It depends on the cover of the greenhouse, additional heating, and the temperature you get in your area in the winter. We are in growing zone 3a and can expect the temperature to [...]

2017-11-09T06:23:58+00:00 November 9th, 2017|DIY, Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|

Cannabis and Cancer: How “Marijuana” Helps the Body Heal-Everything You Need To Know About Cannabis And Cancer Treatment

Do You Know Someone With Cancer? Please Share This.. Does cannabis cure cancer? Can the plant really ease symptoms of chemotherapy? Cancer and cancer-related symptoms are among the primary reasons patients seek medical cannabis recommendations. Yet, there is little human research that backs up the claims people make about the plant. However, a growing body [...]

2017-11-07T10:18:12+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Health, Natural Farming, News, Science, Self Sustained|

The Miracle of Nature: BEE PROPOLIS! Propolis Kills Colon Cancer Cells – Bee Venom In Cancer Therapy

Bee products have long been used in traditional medicine. The raw materials, crude extracts and purified active compounds from them have been found to exhibit interesting bioactivities, such as antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities. In addition, they have been widely used in the treatment of many immune-related diseases, as well as in recent times in [...]

2017-10-19T13:39:12+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Health, Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|

How to Build an Earthbag Dome ! Low-Cost Multipurpose Earthbag Building-You Can Build This For About $300-Step-by-Step Building Schedule

With this novel technique you can make an earthbag building to serve as a studio, garden shed, chicken coop, or root/storm cellar — no permit required! PHOTO: MEEMEE KANYARATH One of the most practical structures on a small farmstead is a multipurpose building that can serve as a storage shed or cool pantry above ground, [...]

2017-10-18T05:31:41+00:00 October 18th, 2017|DIY, Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained, Uncategorized|

28 Things You Must Know to Have a Successful Winter Garden

Are you trying to live strictly off of your land? Have you considered what you are going to do this winter when nothing fresh can be grown? Well, don’t worry any longer because fresh plants can be grown during the winter months. Our ancestors did it, and now it is time that we modern homesteaders [...]

2017-10-17T07:23:27+00:00 October 17th, 2017|DIY, Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|

How to Become a Farmer in 7 Steps Even If You Know Nothing about It

Did you know that in the United States there are an average of 2.2 million farms farming around 922 million acres of land? That is a lot of people contributing to our food sources, but what does it take to become one of those 2.2 million people? What exactly determines whether you are a farmer or not? Well, [...]

2017-10-05T10:54:29+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|

50 WAYS TO MAKE MONEY ON A SMALL HOMESTEAD

The dream of making a real living from the homestead – only venturing into the hustle and bustle of things for feed and farmers’ markets, and maybe the occasional bookstore – is one I’ll bet most of us share. And while it can feel elusive, I can see that each year we do get a [...]

2017-09-18T07:46:11+00:00 September 18th, 2017|DIY, Natural Farming, News, Self Sustained|