Zachary Bauer

Zachary lives with his wife, two sons and his wife's parents on An American Homestead deep in the mountains of the American Ozarks. They all moved there together in July of 2013 where they began to build the homestead. They are off-grid with the exception of a phone line.

A Woman And Her Homestead

woman living off grid

Women who live off grid can give an amazing perspective to others who are interested in this lifestyle. How does an off grid homestead woman start her day? Jaimie takes you through her morning and starts a new day! This was a video we recorded back in October and had …

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Simple Trick For Harvesting Blackberries Every Year!

harvesting blackberries

Harvesting blackberries is a favorite summertime activity for many gardeners. The goal with every grower is to get as much healthy produce from your effort as possible each growing season. Growing huge amounts of blackberries can be very simple if you follow the simple trick of snipping off the ends …

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The Illegal Fishing Plant – Mullein

Mullein Fishing Seeds

The common mullein plant grows all over the world. It’s known by many names even in just the English speaking world. The primary reason it’s so famous is because of the plant is highly medicinal. There are just a so many ailments that people claim this plant helps. It’s like …

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Your Farm Or Homestead May Need This

farm fuel

Once you make the move out of urban or suburban America and get some land for your farm or homestead, having your own fuel depot is a good idea. A homestead or farm fuel depot is a great way to organize multiple fuels into an easy to access location. A …

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Bee Removal To Be Illegal In Texas


Bee removal is a common practice for many bee owners. Well, it’s about to become illegal in Texas if an Irving lawmaker has her way. When a local bee keeper gets a call concerning a swarm or hive in a nearby residence or tree, they load up and ride to …

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10 Smokehouse Ideas For Your Backyard

Best Smokehouse Plans

These smokehouse ideas for your backyard (DOWNLOAD PLANS HERE) will open up endless fine dining possibilities for your family. Smoked meat is tradition that goes back thousands of years as a way to preserve a harvest that normally took place each fall, winter and early spring. The saved meat would …

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Green Curry Soup Recipe

green curry recipe

We continue in our soup series with a green curry soup recipe. Jaimie is in the kitchen every day cooking from scratch and today she is sharing her favorite Asian soup. The green curry paste is what makes this recipe pop! But it can be a bit too spicy for …

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Better Garden Soil With Coffee Grounds

Garden Soil Coffee Grounds

It’s a garden soil additive that is often overlooked as an explosive and helpful soil builder. Coffee grounds! The coffee bean is amazingly nutrient rich and packed full of energy. People the world over drink it daily and believe it or not, throw those used beans away when they are …

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