Tag Archive: homesteading

A Zucchini, Two Bulbs of Garlic, and The Best Recommendation Ever

As happens I found myself in need of some fresh vegetables so I followed a sign for Crossroads Farm Stand, which turned out to be located three miles down a dirt road. I… Continue reading

WWOOFing Part 18: Building a Seed Table

Another way to start seeds outdoors or get seedlings started earlier than they might otherwise be planted directly in the ground is to use a seed table. Similar to the ideas behind green… Continue reading

WWOOFing Part 15: Shed Construction

As part of building the homestead my WWOOF hosts acquired a metal shed to hold tools and possible double as an office work space. Fellow intern Daniel and my host Jonathan did much… Continue reading

WWOOFing Part 9: Finishing up the Homestead

As of a couple weeks ago my WWOOF hosts have moved into their new homestead in Jasper, Tennessee. The last few things I was involved with prior to moving in included finishing the… Continue reading

WWOOFing Part 5: Worm Bin Construction and an Introduction to Vermicompost

As part of a contract job, my WWOOF host Jonathan was requested to design and construct a worm bin composting system and to document the process for a blog post. Worms are excellent… Continue reading

WWOOFing Part 3: Homesteading House Projects

Because the season isn’t quite right yet for planting at the community garden, I’ve been working at my hosts’ new homestead, which they hope to move into within a few weeks. Their property… Continue reading