Zion Family Homestead

Zion Family Homestead

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How To Save Your Herd from Goat Poison – Or Stop Them From Eating Any in the First Place
How To Save Your Herd from Goat Poison – Or Stop Them From Eating Any in the First Place
Goats. Poisoned? What?! Don't goats have iron guts and eat anything? That's what I thought...
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How To Plan Your Garden with Handyman’s Seed Planting Guide
How To Plan Your Garden with Handyman’s Seed Planting Guide
Hello, readers! Handyman here with some quick tips and resources on how to plan your...
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Zuppa Toscana – A Taste Of Italy At Home
Zuppa Toscana – A Taste Of Italy At Home
Ever wanted to have a taste of Italy - other than pizza? Well, then try...
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True Whole Wheat Bread – Perfected
True Whole Wheat Bread – Perfected
Looking for a whole wheat bread recipe? I was too! Naturally, I found a recipe...
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Homemade Goat Milk Butter – Perfected!

When we first tried to make homemade goat milk butter, it was a little discouraging. We tried to make it with cream from our goat’s milk in a jar. First, we gathered the whole family together and used our new hand crank separator to separate the cream from the milk. …

Goat Milk Yogurt – Easy As!

Have you been tired of ingesting all the ingredients that are unpronounceable? Or those that are just plain ridiculous to have in your yogurt? Or perhaps you have simply wondered if you could make your own goat milk yogurt? Well, search no more! This goat milk yogurt I make is …

My Bees Swarmed! What I Did and What To Do

Those of you who are signed up for our weekly newsletter already know the circumstances that lead to me learning some of my bees swarmed. Those of you who aren’t on our weekly newsletter… Well, let’s just say, join here. Now that we’re all in the know, I’d love to …

7 Ways to Maximize and Improve Your Garden Yield

Hello, readers! Do you want to maximize and improve your garden yield? Handyman here to give you 7 tips to help increase your garden yield. If you want to make the most of your vegetable garden space in production, then this post will help you to achieve just that. I do …

Perfectly Simple Organic Fruit Roll Ups

  Are you tired of chemical filled fruit roll ups? Do you think they are too difficult to make? Well, worry no more. These perfected organic roll ups are an extremely easy to make organic snack! And quite delicious, too! Since we have started eating organic foods, I have found …

Better Beekeeping Through Better Record Keeping

Little-known fact. I like to name my queens. Above is a picture of Cold introducing Queen Belle-a-Donna of ‘The Split’. I figure it helps me remember where they came from and who they are.  One of my most productive hives this year is headed by “Queen Persephone the Ebon”. She …