Sustainable Homesteading

Sustainable Homesteading

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A guide to greater abundance and resilience. High-altitude gardening, off-grid living, permaculture, sustainability, bee keeping, backyard chickens, and more
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Soft Crust Sourdough made three ways using all-purpose, Spelt or KAMUT flour.

Soft Crust Sourdough - Three loaves each made with a different type of flour: all-purpose flour, Spelt flour and KAMUT flour

Using Spearmint And Lemongrass To Protect Bees From Mites That Threaten Hives

Using Spearmint And Lemongrass To Protect Bees From Mites That Threaten Hives.The protocol involves first treating the hives with two essential oils: spearmint and lemon grass, (constituents of Honey B Healthy TM, a product now marketed by Noel).

Many ancient coins had the emblem of the honey bee on it as it was a symbol of wealth and power. Ephesis bee coin.

Many Ancient Coins had the emblem of the honey bee, a symbol of wealth and power due in part to the fact that ancient society realized that the honeybee had such control over their food supply. (But why does that bee look more like a wasp?

Massive chunk of wild honeycomb! Photo by: Tarsh and Tariq Thekaekara

Honey is Life - The Kattunayakan are tribal people who live deep in the forests in South India. They collect and sell wild honey. Children as young as 8 go along and actively participate in harvesting the honey from trees up to 80 ft high.

bees - WORKER bees are ALWAYS females, they tend to eggs  the queen  gather pollen for honey ~ Queen bee mates with the drones  lays the new "bee babies" ~ DRONES are the males - their only purpose is to mate with the queen

I like the worker bee WORKER bees are always females, they tend to eggs & the queen & gather pollen for honey ~ Queen bee mates with the drones & lays the new "bee babies" ~ DRONES are the males - their only purpose is to mate with the queen

Violet Medicine

Violet medicine ~Read all about highlights for using violets as medicine and how. DIY violet tea, infused oil, violet vinegar and culinary too!

Plant these 6 perennial vegetables once, and reap their harvest year after year

Plant these 6 perennial vegetables once, and reap their harvest year after year . How to get the most food from your garden for the lazy gardener like me who just wants to plant it and forget it while making healthy fresh organic food for the family