As much as we love the hustle and bustle of the spring and summer growing season, nothing quite compares to the peace, tranquility and beauty of fall at the farm. Especially after what has been one unusual and crazy year!
It’s hard to believe, but exactly 10 years ago this month we set about creating our little self-sufficient homestead on a 2+ acre plot of overgrown land. That’s right, this month, we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of Old World
First and foremost, Mary and I would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving from Fort Bragg, California! That really sounds so strange for us to say. But here we are in the 11th state of our 50 state journey!
It may seem odd, but the easiest way to accomplish daily tasks has nothing to do with embracing the electronic age. In fact, there is nothing “techy” about it at all. And yet, it works more than you can ever
It’s hard to believe, but 9 nine years ago this weekend, we cleared off an overgrown 3 acre field to start Old World Garden Farms. The date was October 15th, 2010. Armed with only a rented 36″ wide, self-propelled sickle
Everyone loves a good outdoor fire, but when you have a fire pit you can cook on, you create a multi-purpose entertaining space that is certain to be the life of any outdoor party! Fire pits have become all the
Retirement should be called reliving – not retiring. As in a chance to relive life – to the fullest! If there is one word Mary and I have never been fond of, it is the word retirement. Retire means ceasing
When it comes to simplifying life and living without stress – nothing quite compares to decluttering. For us, downsizing, purging and eliminating unneeded “stuff” was simply the most freeing, life-altering process we’ve ever accomplished together. Not only did it organize
I have to say, I think we have found the ultimate self-sufficient tiny home! For years, we have been writing about the amazing benefits of downsizing. How living smaller is living better. And how becoming more self-sufficient allows you the
When it comes to simplifying life, small kitchen appliances really do make all the difference! Yes, of course, having a good stove and a working refrigerator are of the utmost importance. But for us, day in and day out, there