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20 Medicinal Trees You Can Forage Medicine From

When most people think of herbal medicine they think of herbs, flowers and mushrooms. But the medicinal trees around us can also be a source of powerful herbal medicine! Being able to identify medicinal trees and understanding how to use them is incredibly useful because they’re available year-round, unlike herbs that you have to dry or …

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140+ Old Wives’ Tales From Around the World

Whether simply entertaining or now backed my modern science, old wives tales are fascinating. In the absence of modern medicine and conveniences, women (and men) of the past had to make due with what was available to them. They were self-sufficient because there’s was no other way to be. On Facebook, in a Off-Grid and …

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Top 12 Heritage Chicken Breeds

Ever heard of heritage chicken breeds? Learn more about these breeds, and how to choose the right one for your homestead. Heritage chicken breeds are ones bred from a line that existed prior to the mid-20th century. The American Poultry Association keeps a close eye on breeding. According to the APA, a heritage chicken is …

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