Fruit Tree Propagation

Fruit Tree Propagation

There’s an old saying that goes something like “The best time to plant a tree is ten years ago, the second best time in today!”  Productive, healthy fruit and nut trees are a must for the modern homesteader.  The next question is how to afford all of those trees.  Well the good folks over at Deep Green Permaculture put together a nice article on the ins and outs of fruit tree propagation I thought you all might enjoy!  Ever wonder…

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DIY Hydroponic Microgreen Fodder Video

DIY Hydroponic Microgreen Fodder Video

We’re experimenting with sprouted barley fodder as a feed supliment for our grassfed cattle and pastured dairy production on the homestead this winter.  We’re calling this fodder system 0.7, and there’s already improvements in the works for the upgrade!  Any how enjoy the tour of our current fodder  setup, and let me know in the comments section or email me ( dave@traditionalcatholichomestead.com ) if you would like a more in depth post on the specifics of how to build this…

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Milking Parlor Tour….

Milking Parlor Tour….

January 2017 milking parlor tour!  Our pastured dairy journey continues…. and a rundown of our milking procedure…. This is just a temporary structure to get us through until we design a permanent facility. Enjoy, share with your friends and have a joyous New Year!

Novena for Our Nation-Fr. R.Heilman

Novena for Our Nation-Fr. R.Heilman

With all of the choas and folks worrying about the future of our country, I thought it appropriate to share this little reminder of what we should all be doing for our elected officials……. “Novena for Our Nation” – Praying Grace into Our New President!

Preserving the Harvest: Fermented Garlic

Preserving the Harvest: Fermented Garlic

Garlic is one of those homestead staples that goes in just about everything around our place so we grow quite a bit.  With this season’s garlic harvested, cured, and next season’s planted it seemed like it was time to do something with last season’s leftovers.  We had a pretty good crop last year so when harvest time came around this year we still had a bunch of garlic left over.  We took out all of the bulbs that were still…

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All Souls Day Nov. 2 And Purifying Fire For Souls In Purgatory – Repost — Traditional Catholic Priest

All Souls Day Nov. 2 And Purifying Fire For Souls In Purgatory – Repost — Traditional Catholic Priest

Here are some photos from the Small Purgatory Museum in Rome and their explanations. Fr. Victor Jouet, with the support of Saint Pope Pius X, started this museum to help people have devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and from this devotion, help the souls in Purgatory. Here is a picture of the Church… via All Souls Day Nov. 2 And Purifying Fire For Souls In Purgatory – Repost — Traditional Catholic Priest

Homestead Harvest….Using the Whole Chicken!

Homestead Harvest….Using the Whole Chicken!

It’s one of those sad realities of life on the homestead that the day will come when Little Red Hen will out stay her welcome on the farm.  When that fateful day finaly comes it is incumbent upon us, the homesteaders, to honor that ultimate sacrifice by harvesting and making use of as much of that animal as possible.  This leads us back to Little Red Hen, and her compatriots down at the hen house…fall is the traditional time of…

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10 Foods No One Should Eat-Mercola Infographic

10 Foods No One Should Eat-Mercola Infographic

Food is medicine, it can also be poison! Be mindful of what you put into your body…..from Mercola.com Are you eating food that’s already banned in other countries but is still allowed to poison and kill Americans? Learn these pernicious ingredients and common foods through this infographic. Use the embed code to share it on your website. <img src=”http://media.mercola.com/assets/images/infographic/banned-foods-infographic.jpg” alt=”10 Banned Foods to Avoid” border=”0″ style=”max-width:100%; min-width:300px; margin: 0 auto 20px auto; display:block;”><p style=”max-width:800px; min-width:300px; margin:0 auto; text-align:center;”>Are you eating…

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Help Support Religious Vocations — Traditional Catholic Priest

Help Support Religious Vocations — Traditional Catholic Priest

From the TraditionalCatholicPriest website…. I have ran across a young woman that has gained acceptance into the Franciscans of the Immaculate. Her name is Jade Banks and you can view her website here: https://jadeofnazareth.wordpress.com/. We often pray for religious vocations, but many times, we think primarily of men to the priesthood. In this day when convents are empty and… via Help Support Religious Vocations — Traditional Catholic Priest

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