The story of our journey to self sufficiency and a more simple and meaningful life.
The Simple House Project is our 12 month series on designing, building and creating our home at the farm. You can find all of our past articles at the bottom of this page. Over the course of 2016 – we will publish an
Welcome to our Garden Resource Page. A page dedicated to over 100 of our gardening articles, tips, tricks and hints. Everything from starting your own seeds or a low maintenance raised row garden – to planting, harvesting and everything in
Welcome to Old World Garden Farms! Just five short years ago on a crisp fall weekend, we began work on what we now call Old World Garden Farms. A little 3 acre plot of land in the middle of Ohio,
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Featured Recipe Pages
Check out the most popular recipe pages on our site. Knock out preservatives with our self-sufficient recipes. Find a new appetizer for your next party, or check out all of our canning recipes from the garden!
Featured Farm Stories
From our weekly Sunday Farm Update articles that tell the entire history of the farm, to our Recycled Barn Project of building our barn from two turn-of-the-century barns about to be torn down, here are some of our favorite posts from the farm:
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After a tremendous amount of dreaming, planning, and preparation – the walls and roof line of our farmhouse finally went up this week at the farm! Around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, after a powerful set of overnight storms, the building crew from Weaver Barns rolled
Japanese Beetles can certainly cause a lot of damage to plants in a short amount of time. For us, I’m not sure if it was the warmer than normal winter – or it just happens to be one of those years,
Why make your own homemade ketchup? Have you ever looked at the ingredients label on those popular ketchup bottles that you purchase at the grocery store? High Fructose Corn Syrup is still being used and is listed as one of the main
June is flying by, and it is hard to believe that July is just a few weeks away! For the last month, the farm has been a whirlwind of activity. We dubbed this the “year of chaos”, knowing that the