Homestead Economics: more than money The bottom line of your homestead farm's economics. Are you all about a good environment for the kids? Making some money? Having good food to eat? Helping your local community? All of the above are possible and important. The economics of a homestead is about the... Read More Teaching them the ropes: homeschool on the homestead Farming on a small farm is a family affair, which makes a homestead a great homeschool tool. Everybody participates to the best of their ability. It's surprising, too, how much ability kids can have! One of the things that has kept us going all these years has been... Read More It’s CSA chicken season (Almost)! The snow is melting. The sun is shining. The kids are shedding their snowpants and coats. Spring! That makes me think about Chickens. Also, my chicken corner in the freezer is almost empty, so that makes me think about spring and chickens, too. This week I've worked... Read More Reading Lists for the homestead Books are a homestead farmer's best friend. Right up there with YouTube and Google. And older farmers. On our LIVE YOUTUBE Q&A programs, we've been asked what books we use as resources and reference. There's a whole list right here: Homestead Farm Books The... Read More The value of a life: Homestead Hog Harvest This is our project this weekend: teaching a valuable homesteading skill. Appreciating your food and knowing that it was raised, harvested, and prepared with care from field to plate is part of a healthy lifestyle. Your food is your nourishment and an investment you... Read More Building fences Setting good fence posts is the foundation of a good fence. https://youtu.be/xOoTeXsIgSk We've chased our share of pigs. And cows. And goats. And sheep. It's not an experience we look forward to. It makes for a good "Farmfit" exercise. And lots of... Read More Summer scenes on the farm Every year is a new adventure on the farm. Every summer brings it's own challenges and joys. What's up this summer? We're still raising our chickens out on pasture in mobile chicken tractor pens and giving them GMO free feed along with the grass and bugs. We're... Read More It’s all about who you know "Do you like doing this job?" Someone asked me this once about chicken processing as I was loading her processed chickens into her car. That question often comes back as I'm heading into the shop on Friday morning. Friday is the day we process chickens for other... Read More Natural Pest Control We love to grow our garden.We love to eat from our garden. (Mark calls it "drive by eating" when you just eat lunch off the plant.)We even love to share our garden with other people.We do NOT like to share our plants with garden pests who eat the plant or produce... Read More Anyone Can Farm with spring weeds! Anyone Can Farm weeds! I’ll show you how today. Beyond a doubt you can procure something for yourself to eat. You are a natural farmer, you just don’t know it yet. And this farming probably won’t cost you anything. It’s the ultimate free lunch. Salad, at any... Read More FollowFollowFollowFollow Why Baker’s Green Acres Farm Fresh? Because Fresh means delicious, high quality, farm-fresh food for you and your family. Order online and pick up at a location near you! Welcome to the Farm Store – Open 24/7 Bill of Rights document $0.00 Fencing for Success online Class: Fencing Basics $29.99 How to Castrate Piglets $9.99 How to Harvest your Rabbits $9.99 Free -Range Chicken CSA: Whole Cornish Chicken Package, 2.75-3.5 lb – Bulk Buy $68.25 – $185.25 Whole Chicken Broilers Bundle, 4-5 lb chickens – Bulk Buy $96.75 – $342.00 Whole Fryer Chicken Package, 3.5-4.0 lb chickens Bulk Buy $78.75 – $213.75 Farm Bundles Sales Items Wholesome Foods At Unbeatable Value, Direct from the Farm to Your Family Table. Shop Our Online Grocery Store for Farm Fresh – Beyond Organic Meat.