The story of creating Old World Garden Farms and 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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Have you ever wanted to make Bread and Butter Pickles but you thought all homemade pickles had to be canned? Well, I have terrific news, you can make your own pickles and there is no canning required! I have to
It happened. Less than one month after going on the market – our current house is now under contract, and with that, the move to the farm and the building of the simple house is full steam ahead! We have
In our haste to stay calm amid the chaoe – we accidentily published this post to the wrong URL – you can find the correct article here: Staying Calm Through The Chaos. Thank you! Jim and Mary
Watering the garden…it sounds like such a simple and peaceful chore. But in reality, it is one of the biggest factors in the success or failure of a garden. The secret to success is knowing how to water, when to water,