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SALSA! It’s that time of year when the last of the tomatoes are coming in and it’s SALSA time! Our family consumes an exceptionally large amount of salsa every year (I guess that’s to be expected when you marry a Texan).  In our effort to eat food that is non-gmo and pesticide-free, we prefer to …

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Countertop Cultured Cheese Tutorial

So what’s the best part about keeping goats? Ok, so definitely not fencing them in-or trying to milk with frozen hands in the winter. It’s CHEESE! That’s right, thick creamy, goaty CHEESE! It’s confession time: I’m a cheese addict. I like all cheese, but especially goat cheese. Two gallons a day of fresh goat milk …

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An Accidental Garden

One of the things that every farmer is supposed to be good at is gardening.  Let’s face it: fresh, organic fruits and veggies are a staple to any good wholesome diet. Not to mention that practically every animal on the farm eats something that grows on a plant. I’m told some people are born with …

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Building a Homestead

The Dream Free Reign Farm began with the dream of simple living and farming a small piece of ground. The purchase of our property and subsequent adventure of remodeling it left us with a house and a few acres. I already had a thriving flock of chickens which I’d smuggled into my storage shed in …

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