Tag: homestead

4 Things Every Homesteader Should Grow

When I think about medical issues out on the homestead or any other off-grid lifestyle, my thoughts naturally drift toward a well-stocked first-aid kit and maybe a pair of crutches. But it is often overlooked the minor (and not so minor) discomforts of daily life. Things like sore backs, pounding headaches, […]

How To Grow Shiitake Mushrooms On The Homestead In Only 7 Days

Shiitake mushrooms are a wonderful addition to the homestead, serving as a valuable source of proteins and minerals — yet their nutritional value goes unnoticed by most. Just one average size shiitake mushroom has almost half a gram of protein! (The dietary recommendation is 0.8 grams/kg of weight.) Shiitake mushrooms […]