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  1. Hello from the Pacific Northwest WA

    I am excited to find this homesteading site! My husband and I moved back to WA and purchased a small 5 acre farm after living in the San Francisco Bay Area for 20+ years. We are currently blessed by having a multi-generational household with my daughter, son-in-law and first grandchild in...
  2. Winter Composting- What do you do with that goo in freezing weather?

    How-To Threads of the past
    Good Evening Everyone! In my experience the family just kept tiny composting buckets on the kitchen counter and then pitched it straight into the garden to roto-till and incorporate into the garden the following year. Is there a better way to go about this? Where are you storing your coffee...
  3. Questions about composting food scraps with meat/dairy

    Homesteading Questions
    Hi everyone, I regularly compost cattle manure and old hay at my farm, keeping some for my fields and selling the rest to local gardeners. I also compost rendered cattle but I pick out the bones and only use that in my alfalfa fields. I use a large tractor with a loader to turn large windrows...