42 Countries In 31 Days ~ Visitors To Our Homesteading and Self-Sufficiency Blog In August

August shattered the records for visitors to our blog that “Celebrates Rural Living” at http://www.hibarranch.com.  It was a busy month transitioning over to fall activities at the farm and we wrote on that along with the Great American Eclipse that was at 100% at our farm.  All in all, August was a wonderful month and…

Wow, So Who Says Homesteading Isn’t A Global Trend!

I am always so amazed at where our readers come from around the globe.  We write about farming and homesteading; basically getting back to a simpler life.  Seems like a simple topic / simple theme.  But, it is our passion.  So much so, I have to write poetry about it.  My best days are days…

TruGrit – Farming And The Millennial Foodie Movement

The Websters dictionary defines grit as abrasive stone particles, basically.  However, I am not interested in that definition.  I am interested in the second definition – firmness of mind or spirit :  unyielding courage in the face of hardship or danger. I have done extensive research into the back to the land movement and changing…