From the dirt to our plate; the trials and realities of first-time farm ownership

  • Spring 2018 Fab Fit Fun Box! And A $10 OFF Coupon!

    I’m always excited to see a package waiting for me and the Fab Fit Fun Box is no exception! This is probably one of the best subscription boxes I have ever tried. The…

  • Homestead Hustle:  Saving Seed Helps Reduce Costs

    Here’s my latest addition to Homestead Hustle with Mother Earth News! The initial investment of purchasing seed for your produce stand garden can be hefty. Learn how to…

  • Rhubarb Wine – A Simple Springtime Wine

    Since moving to our new homestead a little over a year ago I knew Rhubarb Wine would be on my To Do List. With so many rhubarb plants at my disposal I felt it was crazy not to try…

  • Balm of Gilead 

    Natural healing has skyrocketed in recent years.  From essential oils to the use of tree resins and even altering our diets; there has been a shift away from man-made medicines.…

  • Preparing for Poultry: What’s Needed

    I have decided Dirt On My Plate was in dire need of a section focusing on farm animals hence the addition of The Animals in my menu selection.  What better way to christen the…

  • Springtime Wines – Dandelion & Lilac

    Every spring I am eager to get a batch of dandelion wine ready to brew. Because the wine has such unique flavor I’ve found it is well worth the time and effort. It is best made…

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    From the dirt to our plate; the trials and realities of first-time farm ownership

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    From the dirt to our plate; the trials and realities of first-time farm ownership