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"Fresh" is the definition of summer when it comes to food! Seasonal eating is a very healthy way to live as it keeps you eating fresh food, helps you tune in to what nature is doing around you, and encourages you to contribute to the local economy. We've...read more
Building a BBQ - Turning a Lemon Into a Hog RoasterBuilding a BBQ -Great ideas don't always work as planned on the homestead. Mark's biochar building learning curve produced a failed burner, but left him with raw materials for a new BBQ! We've BBQ'd our share of...read more
"Do you like butchering chickens?" We get asked this question fairly often through the summer. The answer, in a nutshell, is "NO." So, why do we do it? I made a quick video recently asking the kids that question: https://youtu.be/uss_i0eRYwU The simple answer is...read more
OK. First things first. What on earth is an "LZ" you ask? An “LZ” is an acronym for a “Landing Zone.” In adapting this military concept to our purposes, it is an area where we can land/stop, interact with local people, and deliver needed supplies (in this case...read more
Did you know your body breaks down in the presence of anger, frustration, excessive stress, and hate? Did you know you were made to function healthfully in love, joy, and peace? I've been reading about health lately as I've pursued some health issues for myself and...read more
What makes our chicken so good? Sunshine and grass. This past weekend we put the first group of chicks out in chicken tractors. They have open air and grass and sunshine while in the brooder, but this way we can move them regularly onto clean, fresh grass. More on...read more
Feeling left out at pizza time? Tired of difficult to work with "gluten free" crusts? Here's your alternative: Chicken Crust Pizza. It's quick, easy, and (very importantly) tasty. Grain free, guilt free, easy as, well, pizza pie! Chicken Crust Pizza Here's a tasty...read more
Pasture raising poultry is a relatively easy, low impact way to start raising your own meat. In these two videos Mark talks about our pasture raised poultry process. Still have questions? Check out our Pastured Poultry class! Spend a couple of days on the farm with...read more
Chicken Nuggets: Paleo and Gluten Free The girls and I did our first Facebook Live video today! What's for dinner?? Homemade chicken nuggets! We did a gluten free version that is a known favorite and experimented with a paleo version. The Paleo chicken nuggets...read more
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Spring Session Registration - Anyone Can Farm Homestead Education Guild
If you are ready to reconnect intimately with your food and to start growing something you can put on your dinner plate, we can help! The Homesteader’s Guild is a group of like-minded folks figuring out how to raise their own food with the guidance of longtime farmer Mark Baker.
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