Rhubarb: The Pioneers’ Pie Plant

By Jackie Clay-Atkinson  Rhubarb was first cultivated in China in pre-medieval times and eventually was traded along the famous Silk Road to Russia and most...

Low-cost living: Frugality as a way of life

By Patrice Lewis Back in 1990, as newlyweds, my husband and I were normal. We lived in a rental house in Sacramento. We had two...

Practical Prepping

I decided for my own family that I wanted to take a more practical approach to preparing. I don’t call it prepping, I prefer to look at it as living a sustainable, yet useful life.

The circle of homesteading

By Patrice Lewis It all started one day about 20 years ago when I was cleaning the barn. My task involved shoveling manure into a compost...

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