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I Have Sad News to Share

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It is with a heavy heart that I share some sad news with you today. My father (George Neff) passed away suddenly last week.

We were extremely close.

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Farmstead Restoration Update

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The past 2 weeks have been a blur for me as I traveled to Northern California to work on our 1892 Farmstead project and then to Atlanta to finish...

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5 Holistic Pruning Steps to Restoring Old Fruit Trees

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My family is restoring an 1892 Farmstead in Northern CA. I’m in charge of the heirloom orchard and garden renovation. Other family members are in charge of restoring the...

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Restoring a Vintage Kitchen Garden – Part 1

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We have many projects going on simultaneously at The 1892 Farmstead right now. But one that I didn’t get a chance to tell you about yet is the planting/restoring...

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New Homesteading Magazine Gets Personal With Me

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Have you heard of From Scratch Magazine? It’s a fairly new digital magazine that is focuses on homesteading and living a more simple lifestyle. It has feature stories, DIY,...

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Day 1: Resources for Growing Fruit Trees

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This post is part of the 31 Days of Living Homegrown. Sign up for my newsletter (weekly or monthly) so you don’t miss any of the inspiration and resources I will...

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Harvesting and Storing Homegrown Apples for Winter

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How to store homegrown apples through winter

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SWEET! Keeping Up With Farmstead Fruit

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All of the fruit ripening at the Farmstead Project has made life a SWEET ride the last month or so. Every visit brings new discoveries in deliciousness and new...

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How To Save Berries For Later Preserving

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I have been spending a lot of time traveling back and forth between my 1/10th of an acre city homestead here in Los Angeles and my family’s 14-acre Farmstead...

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