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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If you are looking for a quick, easy and delicious side dish when grilling out, you must try this grilled potato packs recipe! It is a terrific complement to any main dish, from steaks to chicken breasts to traditional grilled hamburgers and
It happened! This past week, after a few years of designing, planning and re-designing, we finally broke ground on our future “Simple House” at the farm. I have to say that for both of us, it was a pretty incredible moment
It’s not very often that we devote an entire article to a single plant, but when it comes to this little hot pepper variety – we felt it more than deserved a place on center stage! Mary and I certainly
This classic salsa recipe is one of the most requested recipes by our readers. Like many of you have commented – nothing can beat the taste of good old-fashioned salsa! Most people who start their first garden usually dream of