Tag Archives: From Scratch Magazine

We’re a-buzz with prep for spring

We’re still seeing snow here, but that hasn’t stopped me from taking the plunge into spring and placing an order for our first colonies of honey bees!  They’ll be ready to pick up and install at the end of May, which means I am just buzzing around (hardy har har) getting ready to order hives, suits, and all the other necessary equipment to get started.  There is much to learn and research before diving into a project such as beekeeping, and I’ve written an article about the basics for the newest issue of From Scratch Magazine.   (“The Buzz on Beekeeping”, page 78.)  Check it out- I would love to know what you think of it, and the magazine in general!

20130327-213719.jpgIt is quite an honor for me to be included along with this group of contributors, all of whom are full of knowledge on all topics of homesteading and living sustainably.

The buzz on From Scratch

If you are looking for a great source for homesteading information to help with your gardening, chicken keeping, crafting, repurposing projects- be sure to check out From Scratch Magazine.

The first issue featured my article on alpacas, and next week you can read all about another venture I am preparing to get started in, along with helpful information on CSA’s and the history of homesteading.

The magazine features a lot of interesting folks who really know their stuff. “Bee” sure to check it out!


achieving a goal, with help from some alpacas

It truly is an amazing feeling to check off an item on your personal bucket list, and I am very excited to be checking off one on mine. The editor of the new From Scratch online magazine was kind enough to include an article written by me in the premier issue! I could hardly be more excited than to be included along with the many very talented contributors to this issue- including one of my personal “heroines “- Jenna Woginrich! Grab a cup of coffee and settle in to read this gorgeous and information packed first issue! Mine is a little article on alpacas, and even includes a photo of a few of my mom’s girls from Cardinal Acre Alpacas.

This was such a fun experience. http://www.fromscratchmag.com/

Hope that you enjoy the magazine as much as I do!

Have you heard about FROM SCRATCH?

I’m very excited for this week’s release of the brand new FROM SCRATCH magazine! It is an online-only, FREE magazine geared to the modern homesteader and promises to be packed-full of interesting and useful information for those of us interested in living a simple and sustainable way of life. Be sure and check it out, and, better yet, SUBSCRIBE! 🙂


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