How to Raise Dairy Goats for Milk

How to Raise Dairy Goats for Milk

Goat’s milk is a niche market for some consumers. Goat’s forage well on less-than-ideal pasture for cattle and are inexpensive to keep. They’re smaller and easier to handle than cows. Some people with dairy sensitivities can consume goat’s milk safely. Goats are hardy animals that are easy to keep; they’re also agile and curious, which …

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How to Grow Garlic On Your Homestead Garden

Homestead Garden Garlic: How to Plant, Grow, Harvest, Cure and Preserve

Last week we harvested our garlic.  The bulbs are the smallest we’ve ever had.  I read that the summer heat plays an important role in the formation of the bulb, and this year we have had an extraordinarily cool summer with record or near-record (depending on who you ask) rainfall.  It wasn’t until late last …

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