How to Grow More Food with Less

How to Grow More Food with Less

If you’re not careful and use effective methods, growing food can quickly seem like a parasite on your wallet and schedule—before you know it, you’ve spent hundreds of dollars on tools, seeds, fertilizers, and costly mistakes. But, what if you could grow more with...
How to Grow More Food with Season Extension

How to Grow More Food with Season Extension

It seems like an inhospitable place for growing, but some northern gardeners practically thrive in cold climates. Even with short summers and long winters, they’re still producing food. How? They use season extension. Whether you live in the frigid north or in a...
How to Grow More Food, Starting Today

How to Grow More Food, Starting Today

Why grow your own food? Many people—people from many different backgrounds and locales—are starting to ask that very question. And, after all, it is a good one. When grocery stores surround us and nearly every food delicacy imaginable is just within arm’s reach, why...
5 Tips to Grow More Food from Experienced Growers

5 Tips to Grow More Food from Experienced Growers

Growing food yourself is hard work, especially if you’re a new gardener. Sure, you can read gardening books, but you really need something more. You need wisdom from experienced growers, men and women who already grow food themselves. Today, we have five tips from...
What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

If there’s one thing that I’ve learned as a gardener, entrepreneur and homesteader (and one who’s interviewed many dozens of homesteaders the past few years), it’s that what you don’t know can hurt you. Mistakes cost you time, money, and resources. And, failing...
Why Produce Your Own Food?

Why Produce Your Own Food?

It all started when I was just a baby, and it has followed me all over the country since. Today, I’m passing on this important love to my own children. What am I talking about? Producing my own healthy food. Let me ask you a question to prove my point: Are you really...
We Have a BIG Problem

We Have a BIG Problem

We have a BIG problem. In modern America, most of us buy almost everything we need—everyday items like food, water, and building supplies. We produce less and less of what we consume, but we keep consuming more and more! Local, sustainable production is nearly a...
Big News! One-of-a-kind Homesteading Video Training

Big News! One-of-a-kind Homesteading Video Training

I’ve got an awesome announcement today! As you may know, we’ve been producing online training for several years now to inspire and equip people to reduce their dependence on modern systems and Return to the Old Paths. But you may not know (or perhaps you forgot)...
The Mother Earth News Homesteading Summit

The Mother Earth News Homesteading Summit

Learning the old paths is hard. As a society, we just don’t know what we used to know. Everyday skills—things our forefathers once relied on every day—are little more than a distant memory in modern-day America. But what if you could “eavesdrop” on people who have...