What is the difference between organic vs pasture-raised chicken and eggs

Organic vs. Pasture-Raised Chicken and Eggs

As consumers, we have a lot to sift through when it comes to food labels. For example, what’s the difference between organic vs pasture-raised chicken? If you’re looking at store-bought chicken labels and their differences, it all boils down to how the chickens were treated as they were raised. We all want to consume the …

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organic freeze dried emergency food

Organic Freeze Dried Emergency Food

Organic freeze dried emergency food is an important part of emergency preparedness. The most common situations where you may use emergency rations are natural disasters like a bad snowstorm, hurricane, or tornado. In the case of one of these disasters, you may not be able to make it to the grocery store for an extended …

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health benefits of goldenrod and where to find it.

10 Health Benefits of Goldenrod

You may be surprised to learn there are many benefits of Goldenrod. Goldenrod is another one of those plants, like dandelions, that may be growing in your yard or garden that you would probably consider a weed. In full bloom, goldenrod flowers are bright yellow. Despite its ability to grow almost anywhere, mimicking a weed, …

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water bath canning for beginners

Water Bath Canning for Beginners

Welcome to the homesteading section of the blog. Today, Heather, from Second Chance Farm, is sharing her best tips on water bath canning. As a beginner canner, herself, she wants you to learn what she has learned from others, and feel confident in your journey to home food preservation. Enjoy! As a beginner canner myself, …

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ways for preserving food at home

6 Ways for Preserving Food at Home

Today’s guest author, Heather from Second Chance Farm, is going to share common ways of preserving food. Enjoy! You have been busy in your garden this spring and summer. Chances are, you are now in the midst of harvesting and preserving food.  This time of year, many of us are figuring out what to do …

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plantain salve recipe

Plantain Salve Recipe: How to Make Healing Ointment

My sweet friend, Heather, from Second Chance Farm, is writing this article to share her plantain salve recipe with y’all! At the end of the post, I will share more of her homesteading articles that you will enjoy. What is Plantain Leaf? Plantain is one of the most useful weeds there is!  When most people …

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benefits of raising chickens pros and cons

20 Benefits of Raising Chickens | Pros and Cons

In the past few years, many people have become interested in the benefits of raising chickens. Adorable chicken coop designs, enticing colorful egg pictures, and people being obsessed with their chickens entices more people to become backyard chicken owners. Are you considering having your own flock of chickens? Read through this list of pros and …

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20 Best Shoes for Landscaping

Here are some of the best shoes for landscaping to help you tackle your outdoor projects. Creating an outdoor oasis or beautifying your backyard takes a lot of hard work. But, ask any landscaping pro, and they’ll tell you that having the right tools for the job makes things easier. And that doesn’t just mean …

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21 Best Gardening Books for Beginners

Before you start digging, check out these best gardening books for beginners. Here, you will find a collection of books that will help everyone from apartment gardeners to organic vegetable gardeners. Books for Vertical gardening This section of books are perfect if you want your own garden but simply don’t have the yard space. In …

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Raising Guinea Fowl: All You Need to Know

Today, Heather from Second Chance Farm is going to share all you need to know about raising guinea birds. Introduction Hello! I’m Heather, and this is a blog post that I have been excited to put together for quite some time. My family and I are huge fans of guinea fowl!  They are typically added …

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