A garden of epic proportions
Now that we’ve moved to acreage, we can finally grow that tomato maze we’ve dreamed of.
The stars at night
Sure, our windmill is only 6 ft. tall and purely decorative, but it is pretty. And the stars…
Chickens aren’t just for eating.
Until they’re big enough to move out in the pasture along with the goats, our chickens live in the barn and eat mud daubers.
Keeps the predators out and the goats in. Equally good for managing small children.
Forage for days
Clover is the order of the day as our cool season forages comes into its own in the pasture. Now for sheep!
A new homesteading adventure
With a little animal husbandry on the side
Grow to Live
Garden Design & Consultation. If you want to grow it, we can help.
Perennial. Permaculture. Edible Forest Gardens.
Natural herbal products. Hand harvested and hand crafted.
Farm to Table
We grow. You eat. That simple.
What We Do
Do you have visions of sand plums? Or maybe raised beds filled with tomatoes, peppers and greens? Are you intrigued by permaculture design, and want to know where to get started? We can help design, install and implement your garden dreams. All consultation work is priced on a case-by-case basis. Nothing is too small!
We grow varying types of produce and herbs and sell locally. More info on venues and where to find us coming soon.
Animal & Animal By-products
Which came first, the chicken or the egg? We have both chicken meat and eggs for sale, check our store for availability. We currently have a mix of Swedish Flower Hens, Barred Rocks, and various colored egg layers. Our birds are humanely raised on Oklahoma pasture, filling their bellies with as many bugs and greens as they want.
Hand-crafted & Herbal
We make use of the bounty of medicinal and herbal plants found growing on our pasture, and deliberately planted in our permaculture guilds to craft various goodies. Things change with availability and the seasons so check out our store for more info on what we have for sale today.
The Cost of Real Good Food
Producing food in ethical and sustainable way ain’t cheap. We certainly aren’t the first to write about this, as many others have at a more macro level (Michael Pollan, Joel Salatin, Wendell Berry, Maurice Kains….). What we deal with on a day to basis in keeping our animals fed is…
Homestead Meal Planning Frugality
At the start of Winter break we were staring at nearly 2 full weeks home together, three square meals a day (excepting holiday events) for 2 adults and 2 kids (who mostly eat like adults). Instead of running away screaming I took a deep breath, enlisted our oldest in coming…
A Year of Seasons on the Farm, Plus a Tour
As we move in to winter we’re drawn to reflect on our first year of seasons on the new farm. After an almost month long (and more intense than expected) renovation we began the process of packing up the homestead we had known for the past 9 years. We moved…
We moved here in the dead of winter, so it was sort of a gamble as to what we would find growing on the land. We knew the previous owners had raised all sorts of animals from cows to chickens and exotic birds in their nearly thirty years of living…
Farm Living Is The Life
We did it! We moved to acreage in the country. Moving and setting up homestead after being firmly rooted in one place for 10 years can be quite challenging, but we’ve come out the other side bigger, bolder and with a slightly different twist. There will be more on that…