1P-Buying Jars and Lids can run up the cost of canning, even if you are growing the produce. Canning and preserving are ways to protect food from spoilage so that you can use the food later. There’s no doubt that being able to offer fresh-tasting, home-canned, or -preserved foods to your family and friends throughout the year is one of life’s luxuries.
When it comes to pantry organization, it’s out with the old and in with the new with these tips from @apttherapy guaranteed to tidy up your space. Start by tossing out any snacks that are passed their prime. Then, keep all your favorite goodies in their places and within reach by storing them in airtight, labeled containers or wire mesh baskets. Extra points for allowing only one row of jars on each shelf.
Chickens are great starter livestock for your homestead. They are really easy to care for and Iâm happy to help you get started. Just be careful, the hardest thing about raising chickens is knowing when to stop bringing them home. The 104 Homestead gives you the 411 on everything you need to know about backyard chickens.