The building of our Simple House at the farm. A 1054 square foot house designed for Simple Living.
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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What does it take to simplify your life? We are often asked to speak to various groups about our little farm, on topics ranging from the garden and canning, to the chickens, bees and more. But lately, more than ever,
What makes the perfect chocolate chip cookie? Ask anyone and no answer will be the same. Some people like their cookies to be crisp and crunchy, while others like them to be soft and gooey. Growing up I would
Nothing quite captures the spirit of the Christmas season like a homemade gift basket. In a world that moves way too fast, there is something incredibly special about receiving a gift filled with the care and love of home-grown or
Preparing a Thanksgiving Day Menu can seem overwhelming. But with a few key pointers and simple techniques, you can impress your family and friends with this ‘back to the basics’ holiday menu. Thanksgiving is hands down, our favorite holiday. The