How to Make Nut Milk

How to Make Nut Milk

by Quinn Asteak March 12, 2018

Nut milks are great for anyone who has a hard time digesting dairy but enjoys cream in their tea, coffee, or cereal. A homemade nut milk has very few ingredients, saves you money, and is quite simple to make once you get in the right rhythm.

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Seed Starting in Small Spaces

Seed Starting in Small Spaces

by Sarah Chappell March 05, 2018

Seed starting in small spaces can help your garden by growing seeds indoors while it's still too cold for them to survive outside. It's a great idea, but can be daunting to the urban homesteader or tiny house dweller. How can we possible grow food and flowers without a greenhouse or at least a large table that can be dedicated to this project?

With some compromises and ingenuity, it's rather simple.  

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Lifetime Wood Treatment

Lifetime Wood Treatment

by Natalie Pollard February 19, 2018

The ease and virtues of a non-toxic wood treatment. This product can be used in direct contact with garden soil, making it ideal for building raised garden beds, fence posts, compost bins, chicken coops, beehives and more. It solves a huge concern over using toxic chemicals in the construction of places where we grow our food.

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Home Brew: Hard Cider

Home Brew: Hard Cider

by Quinn Asteak February 16, 2018

For an easy entry to fermentation or fun winter project try making your own hard cider, which requires very little equipment and time. Our resident brewing enthusiast wrote a simple guide over on the blog to get you inspired and started. 

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How To Learn Tarot

How To Learn Tarot

by Sarah Chappell February 06, 2018

Our selection at Villagers has expanded in the past few months to include a topic that might seem a little odd for an urban homesteading store: tarot. But tarot and homesteading have more in common than you might think.

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Homemade Black Walnut Ink

Homemade Black Walnut Ink

by Kate Hanford January 30, 2018 3 Comments

How to wildcraft black walnuts and create a rich, sepia-tone ink.

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Winter Kitchari Cleanse

Winter Kitchari Cleanse

by Natalie Pollard January 16, 2018

Perfect for winter, this warming and nourishing approach to cleansing is accessible while maintaining energy levels so that you can keep up with the demands of modern life, even when it is freezing cold outside.

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Warming Winter Beverages

Warming Winter Beverages

by Quinn Asteak December 28, 2017

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Three Books for the Beginner Gardener

Three Books for the Beginner Gardener

by Kate Hanford December 18, 2017

A list of three gardening books, proven very useful to a beginner gardener.

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The Joy of Missing Out

The Joy of Missing Out

by Sarah Chappell December 13, 2017 1 Comment

JOMO, short for the Joy of Missing Out, contrasts its more famous - and anxiety-inducing - acronym cousin, FOMO (fear of missing out), with an offering of simple pleasures: what if it’s actually totally fine to miss out on all of the things we were told are necessary?

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Gifts for Stress + Anxiety

Gifts for Stress + Anxiety

by Natalie Pollard December 06, 2017

The holiday season can move swiftly from joyous to anxiety ridden. These gifts are perfect for the person in your life (even if that's you!) who needs a moment away from the mayhem. 

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Gifts for the Home Cook

Gifts for the Home Cook

by Natalie Pollard December 06, 2017

The kitchen can be the heart of a home, and if there is a home cook in your life who thrives on crafting food for their loved ones, these gifts will be a welcome addition to their cooking collection.

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