Starting Over Again Part 2 – Homestead for sale.

The first step in the starting over process was making the decision. We have done that. Then we had to start looking for a new home. We have done that too. We actually put in an offer on a new place last week. It was accepted and we are moving forward with it. It isContinue reading “Starting Over Again Part 2 – Homestead for sale.”

Starting Over … Again?

A long time ago… in a place far far away… THE GREATHITES That is how all great stories start, right? In this case, it is not all that epic, but still at least mostly true. Almost 20 years ago now, we bought our house in New York and started our adventures in homesteading. About 3Continue reading “Starting Over … Again?”

The Challenges of kids on the Homestead

Kids are their own challenge. We love our kids very much, and love having them around and helping on the homestead, but here are some of the homestead-specific challenges that we have faced. Some you might expect and some you might not. Thank you to homesteady for the idea for this video If you areContinue reading “The Challenges of kids on the Homestead”

The Tale of Two Piglets

For a while now we have been working on finding a boar (male pig) that we could mate with our current female. I have gone back and forth about trying to find a boar to mate with her, or just trying to find a new breeding pair. Trying to find a breeding pair is difficultContinue reading “The Tale of Two Piglets”