The General Store
How to Prepare Spring Fiddleheads
With regular grocery items flying off the shelves, I'm happy and proud to feel confident about only buying what we absolutely need...
We have already begun the nitty gritty - the research - meeting with the town and asking what steps were required. We have also begun the pr
Short Horns, Jerseys, Herefords and more breeds were on display this weekend at the Spring Meadows Farm 4-H field day.
It's not all baby goats, sunshine, and flowers. While most of this homestead life is beautiful, it is also work.
The goats came to us as a surprise - we had actually been pretty anti-goat for a long time (they can get sick easily, they can ruin gardens.
Warm, green evenings after work, golden hour, with the sun just setting, meandering out into the vibrant garden, chickens pecking the ground
On Sundays from 10:00am to 1:30pm, our neighboring town of Berwick hosts an indoor winter farmer's market. Find them online on their web
Due to this, our calendars are always packed. Jammed. Maxed out. Usually it is all happening so fast, I hardly have a moment to right it
From-scratch living will bring you joy, self-fulfillment, and a sense of primal completeness - it will hit you smack-dab in the middle of yo
We are down to one hog left on the homestead. This past Saturday, we rounded up the remaining females (with a BIG help from our local cowboy
Winter feels a lot longer when you become a gardener and keeper of livestock. The sunshine months are when everything glitters...
The majority of practicing husbandry boils down to how good you can build a fence.
Do chickens get cold? This question sparks a lot of debate. Here's our take: Chickens are not like house pets - they don't have the
We are taking this show on the road! New year, new adventures. While we are usually a couple of homebodies, we do always appreciate any time
Burpee Seed Company in partnership with the University of Rhode Island, and Ocean States Job Lot, provides a free seed campaign at the end o
We harvested our first duck for Christmas dinner.
And on the 8th day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, "I need a caretaker"-- so God made a Farmer. God said, "
We are very proud to have our eggs featured in their dishes, and to be considered part of their collection of quality local farms.
Our Harper Homestead Eggs offered, are dozen-sized packs, including Polish White eggs, Ameraucanua Blues, Silkie Cream Eggs, Leghorn Whites,