Chicks on Grass Around here, you know it's spring when the chicks arrive. It's kind of like watching for the first robin or the swallows. Spring is arrived when the phone rings and it's the Post Office and they say, "You're chicks are here!" Spring isn't the best time for brooding... Read More Homestead Dairy Cow Mark's been talking about the Homestead Dairy Cow, sharing his experience and knowledge. Want to know good breeds to get? What equipment is good for a homestead dairy cow? How to graze your dairy gal? Check out these videos. We milk (or will soon) 4 different... Read More Spring and visions It's Spring! April is an odd time, a transition time on the farm. We're still cleaning up winter, but summer's energy isn't quite there yet. No snow. No grass. So, what are we doing? Preparing. Entertaining visions of the possibilities of the summer. That includes:... Read More A Little Pig Tale: Lessons from the homestead The homestead is a teacher. Some lessons are easy. Others, not so much. Read More Homestead Hog Harvest Homestead Hog Harvest isn't just a class. It's an experience. "Never underestimate the power of a bloody handshake." --a former class member The class always starts with people wearing name tags standing in a circle around Mark, looking at each other a little... Read More 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 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 Anyone Can Farm Tribe Gathering: July 10, 2021 $45.00 – $130.00 Bill of Rights document $0.00 Learn Pastured Poultry Homestead Class- One Day on Farm June 12, 2021 $75.00 One on One Personalized Homesteading – Farm Consulting $100.00 Free -Range Chicken CSA: Whole Chicken Broilers Bundle, 4-5 lb chickens – Bulk Buy $100.30 – $280.20 CSA: Whole Cornish Chicken Package, 2.75-3.5 lb – Bulk Buy $70.85 – $198.00 CSA:Whole Fryer Chicken Package, 3.5-4.0 lb chickens Bulk Buy $81.70 – $228.45 Farm Bundles Sales Items CSA Beef Burger Share $150.00 – $280.00 Wholesome Foods At Unbeatable Value, Direct from the Farm to Your Family Table. Shop Our Online Grocery Store for Farm Fresh – Beyond Organic Meat.