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Homestead Exercise and Nutrition

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  Homestead Exercise and Nutrition Nutrition/Science Preschool/Kindergarten Have your child taste some of the high Vitamin C foods. Explain that the foods can help keep them healthier and how. Have them make a simple poster of some of the Vitamin C rich foods. They can draw them or find them in catalogs/magazines and make a…

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Homestead Exercise

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Homestead Exercise   Exercise is important for everyone – not just those living on homesteads. The exercises done by homesteaders are just different – they are part of life and not something to be done in the gym.  Make a list of your chores. Discuss how the chores are also great exercise. Here is a…

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Old Fashioned Farmers in a Modern Day

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We are often asked why we call ourselves “New Old-Fashioned Farmers.” The answer of course is simple. We call ourselves this because we farm the way my grandparents taught me, like their parents taught them, at least in manner that is. Since we farm in a modern, tech filled world we have a some variances, but then every generation brings its own ideas, experiences, and talents to farming. Balance is the key to life.

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Homestead Household Tips From My Great-Grandmother

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When my great-grandmother, Ma Horton, died I was 13 and she was 85 years old. She left us with wonderful memories and many lessons for life. I have a rich farming heritage because of who they were and my grandparents teaching me all their parents taught them, but whether or not I remember it all is another story! 🙂

Some of Ma Horton’s wisdom has been handed down to us because her daughters wrote some of it down for those of us in the younger generations. These are a few of those tips that I use in my own home.

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