In Consideration of Pigs…

It’s official – We are considering pigs on the Faulk Farmstead!   I know what you’re thinking – “Don’t you have enough on your plate already?”  Yup, we actually do.   But we LOVE our pork.   And we LOVE to raise our own food.   So it seems like the obvious thing to do!  Read more

Here Chicken, Chicken, Chicken… (A Chicken Love Link-Up!)

Chickens have clearly been on my brain lately – Could you tell? First I had to tell you the in’s and out’s of chicken-ing here on the Faulk Farmstead – Remember that? And then I got all granola crunchy on you and told you “Don’t throw away those eggshells!!” – Right? So I HAD toRead more

beautiful eggs

Raising Chickens on the Faulk Farmstead

When my dream of farmsteading came into view, the very first thing I knew I wanted was CHICKENS.  Easy enough, right?   Our feather-filled dream of 7 or 8 chickens has multiplied — now at a whopping 24 chickens!  Whoa now.  How the heck did that happen?! Let’s get down to the nitty gritty details here,Read more

Inspired Reading: The Book that Inspired Me to Homestead…

Two years ago, my life was pretty different from its current state.  Our life was all about convenience, where to get the cheapest food (that still tasted good), and what was fast and easy.  Not to say I wasn’t connected with nature – I always enjoyed fresh food, farm animals, and the outdoors – but IRead more

Welcome to the Faulk Farmstead!!

  It’s official: Today is my fresh start, back into the world of blogging! Sounds so dramatic, eh? In reality, I shoved my blog to the back burner of my very full stove because life had simply become, well, too busy – but oddly enough, it’s because of everything I have put on my plate thatRead more