homesteading

Homesteading and Health

When people ask me why we started a homesteading lifestyle, the short answer is because we wanted to live a healthier lifestyle. But what does health really have to do with homesteading? Why do so many homesteading bloggers write about … Read More

Sunscreen: Helpful or Harmful?

Those of us living on farms and growing even some our own foods cannot help but spend a fair amount of time outside. That inevitably brings up the topic of sun exposure. And that brings up skin cancer. As the … Read More

Book review: Restoring Heritage Grains

I keep hearing more and more about gluten allergies. In fact, I learned in Restoring Heritage Grains that over the past 60 years, gluten allergies and celiac disease have become at least four times more common. The book’s author, Eli Rogosa became interested … Read More

Are GMOs really safe

Are GMOs really safe?

Many people are concerned about genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) in our food supply, and most people want GMO foods labeled. You’ve been unknowingly eating GMOs since the 1990s when the first genetically-modified tomato hit supermarkets. Today, about 90 percent of the … Read More

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