You’ve decided that the country life is for you. You’re ready to get back to your roots, to get closer to nature, and to become more self-reliant. Or maybe you already have your place in the country. You’ve been keeping livestock and a garden for years. But somehow you’ve run into difficulties. Your lifestyle just […]
These books may pique your interest and give you some insight into the old-fashioned art of making harness.
Do you love those picturesque stone arch bridges in Cowley County, Kansas? Do we know the website for you to visit! StoneArchBridges.com is a unique blend of history, physics, how-to, and photography. It offers well-researched information about bridges in Kansas (and other places, as well!) that can be extremely difficult to find anywhere else. Just […]
While your homesteading bucket list should be unique, you may find that these suggestions spark an interest you didn’t even know you had.
Is there someone in your family who loves country living? Show that you care with a gift tailored to their favorite interest this Christmas! Allow us to suggest 15 gifts (in no particular order), ranging from cute to indispensable. 1. You Can Farm For either the newbie or the seasoned agripreneur in need of fresh […]
Looking for a rainy-day project? How about learning music, making art, or building something for the farm? Try one of our readers’ favorites.
Knowing your soils is a good idea, no matter where you live or what type of country living activity you pursue. The USDA’s National Resources Conservation Service makes that job easy.
Whatever stage you are in as a new farmer, one of the best things you can do is to read extensively. We have picked out 10 must-reads to get you going.
Summer is fast approaching! It’s time to battle the bugs, brush up on music skills, and plan some family time for Memorial Day.
Spring is in the air! Are you ready to get outside, grow some plants, and build something new? Learn how to transplant successfully. Take advantage of three free planting guides from K-State. Mix up an easy radish salad. Download free building plans and construct something new. Learn how to tell a rattlesnake from a kingsnake. […]