The Key to Successful Wood Burning

The key to successful wood burning Whether you burn wood in a fireplace, stove or furnace, good quality firewood is the key to convenience, efficiency and safety. Wet wood and pieces that are not the right size and shape for your wood burner can be frustrating, burn inefficiently and deposit creosote that can fuel a …

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4 Forgotten Meat-Preservation Methods Of The 1800s

Written by: James Walton The struggle to keep and store enough food is not a new problem, and as far back as 12,000 B.C., there is evidence of food preservation. The greatest tools to the ancients would have been sun and wind. Of course, we also can look to the Native Americans to learn how …

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7 Methods to Starting Fires

It's winter time (well not for Australia... ).  It is the time for us all to cozy up to a roaring fire in the fireplace with a cup of hot tea and a good book. Matches and lighters are convenient ways to start fires, but not as rewarding as other methods.  As with anything, you …

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Grow Cotton In Your Garden

by Cindy Conner This year I am on a mission to encourage gardeners to grow textile fibers and take them all the way to clothes to wear. The last post was devoted to flax for linen and this one is about cotton. Not everyone lives in a climate where cotton thrives, but even if it …

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They Feed Cows, What?

Big ag feeds cows chicken poop!  Yes, that's right, chicken poop. Okay, that's creepy!   Want to produce your own food?    We'll show you how!   Donate to our “How to Provide FOOD for Your Family TV Show Kickstarter Project” now!   Just $5 will help so much!   We are raising funds to …

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WHAT? Super Bacteria Was Found In Your Salad?

Worried about the chemicals in your food?  Or how your meat was raised?  Terrified of the Super Bacteria lingering in your salad?  Feel like you have to disinfect every veggie that comes through your door or that you must turn that steak into leather to avoid the inevitable case of food poisoning?  We're going to …

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Stop Going to Grocery Stores!

How much do you spend on groceries per month?  Want to pocket that money instead? Contribute to our "How to Provide FOOD for Your Family Kickstarter Project" now!   Just $5 will help so much! We want to create the How to Provide FOOD for Your Family T.V. Show...  a "How To" T.V. show web series …

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Just $5 Would Help!

How to Provide FOOD for Your Family Kickstarter Project! Just $5 will help so much! We have our 1st Backer (Thanks Javy Dreamer)! How to Provide FOOD for Your Family... Is a "How To" web series which teaches how to produce your own holistic & sustainable food supply based upon The Falco's Homestead. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/howtoprovidefood/how-to-provide-food-for-your-family https://www.howtoprovideproject.com/

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How to Provide FOOD for Your Family

We are launching our Kickstarter Project!  Introducing (drum roll please...) How to Provide FOOD for Your Family Kickstarter Project   Many of you are well aware of my passion for teaching others... How to Provide for Their Family... Well, we are bringing this knowledge on a whole new scale...  We want to create  Season One: …

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The Time Has Come!

We are launching our Kickstarter Project! How to Provide FOOD for Your Family!