Hobby Farm VS Homestead

If you’re just getting interested in growing your own food you may be wondering what the difference between a hobby farm and a homestead is? It’s not always clear. All the differences in the world won’t change that they’re very…

How To Become An Organic Farmer

Organic farmers grow crops using organic agriculture practices to produce “organic products”. In practice, this means growing food without using pesticides, chemicals, or synthetic fertilizer agents. However, that doesn’t mean that you can just start organic farming and call yourself…

Can You Freeze Mason Jars?

If you have mason jars lying around at home (and who doesn’t?), you’re probably wondering if you can fill them with stuff and put them in the freezer?  Well, the answer is reasonably straightforward according to the experts that we…

How Do I Start A Homestead With No Money?

Almost everyone agrees that homesteading is something that everyone should do, but how would you get started if you had no money?  Well, if it makes you feel better, the original homesteaders would have had no money too, and thus,…

What States Are Tiny Houses Illegal In And Why?

As you probably know, we’re big fans of tiny houses at Whole People but you may be shocked to learn that in some states tiny houses are illegal! Well, technically, there are no laws against tiny houses in any state…

The 6 Best Online Beekeeping Classes For Free

Beekeeping is an awesome hobby, it can give you free honey and even make you money if you get good at managing hives and the bees that live in them. But it can be a little intimidating to get started…