Recipes and Preserving the Harvest
How to Freeze Corn
Learn how to harvest, prep and freeze corn in bulk, a handy skill for any small farmer who grows corn.
How to Make Your Own Farmstead Yogurt
Making your own farmstead yogurt is easy, fun and a great way to use up extra milk and keep it around for longer.
How to Make Elderberry Tincture
Learn how to make elderberry tincture - perfect for fighting winter viral infections from colds to flu - step by step with this tutorial.
Step by Step Guide to Home Brewing Kombucha
Learn how to home brew kombucha, a healthful fermented tea made with a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast called a scoby.
Elderberry Jelly Recipe
A recipe for delicious elderberry jelly you can make on your small farm or homestead.
Elderberry Syrup Recipe
A recipe for delicious and healthy elderberry syrup you can make on your small farm or homestead.
Great Elderberry Recipes
Have some elderberry bushes just overflowing with ripe, yummy-looking elderberries? These recipes will give you plenty to do with these healthful, tasty berries.
Egg Frittata Recipe
Swimming in eggs? Learn how to make a delicious egg frittata with any ingredients you may have on hand.
Storing the Harvest for Winter
Maximize the harvest by storing your fruits, vegetables and other crops so that they last all winter long.
How to Make a Salve
Learn how to make a salve, a great value-added product for the small farm that can be made with a variety of herb-infused oils.
How to Make Fizzy Kombucha
Take delicious homemade kombucha and add carbonation, fizziness and flavors like raspberry, elderberry, ginger, lemon-ginger and more.
Naturally Fermented Brined Pickles
Learn how to make naturally fermented pickles, a delicious way to preserve the harvest and to add to your repertoire of value-added farm products.
How to Harvest and Dry Calendula
Learn how to harvest and dry calendula properly on the small farm. Calendula is used in many beauty products and is great for the skin. Plus, it's easy to grow.
How to Make Calendula Oil
Learn how to make calendula oil - for salves, lip balm, and lotions - on the small farm. Calendula is used in many beauty products and is great for the skin. Plus, it's easy to grow.
Kimchi Recipe - How to Make Fermented Korean Cabbage
Learn how to make kimchi, a spicy, fermented Korean cabbage dish that is a popular value-added farm product.
How to Make Goat Cheese
Learn several easy recipes to turn fresh goat milk into delicious farmstead goat cheese - a perfect value-added product for the small farmer.
How to Save Seed
Learn how to save seed - and save money, choose your own varieties, and make your farm more sustainable.
Warming Recipes for Winter
Winter can be chilly, but these recipes will use up stored vegetables and keep you toasty warm.
Benefits of Honey and Honey Recipes
Started keeping your own honeybees? Here are some benefits of honey as well as some yummy recipes and ideas for using it.
Benefits and Uses of Dandelion
Learn the benefits and uses of dandelion, a weed that you can wild harvest or grow on your own small farm, homestead or hobby farm.
Bio for Tamara Flanders, guest author for About.com Small Farms.
Benefits and Uses of Kale
Learn how to use kale and how it benefits your health - great for anyone who grows kale on the small farm, homestead or hobby farm.
Spring Recipes - Garlic Scapes and Asparagus
Spring is the perfect time for harvesting, selling and eating garlic scapes and asparagus. Learn how to prepare them and share recipes with your customers at the farmers market.
Beets - Benefits and Recipes
Beets are easy to grow and have a long growing season - perfect for the small farmer, homesteader or hobby farmer. And you can't beat (ha!) their health benefits.