Featured Stories

How to Grow a Three Sisters Garden
March 5, 2021 · · Growing

I learned how to grow a three sisters garden because I believe in taking a practical approach to gardening. And that approach should reward your efforts with a bountiful crop at the end of the season. Read More

Homesteading After Retirement: Part 2
March 5, 2021 · · Homesteading

Buying land or an established farm property is one of the first decisions facing you after deciding to homestead after retirement. First, research the area where you would like to settle. Read More

Goat Journal Special Issue: Head to Hoof Health Vol. 2
February 25, 2021 · · Magazine Previews

Goat Journal Special Issue 2021 — Goat Health from Head to Hoof Vol. 2 — is in homes March 18th, but digital and All-Access subscribers can read it NOW! Subscribe to Goat Journal for valuable stories about maintaining health and avoiding diseases — from head to hoof! Read More

Goat Journal March/April 2021
February 2, 2021 · · Magazine Previews

Add to Favorites The March/April 2021 issue of Goat Journal is in homes on February 18th, but digital and All-Access subscribers can read it NOW! Subscribe to Goat Journal for … Read More

Kidding War Stories

We considered ourselves kidding veterans when our herd queen Equinox went into her third kidding. When we noticed she was in active labor, we sat with her and waited to greet her newest additions. Read More

Boris and Natasha

The call came from the post office first thing in the morning. “We have a package for you with live animals. Please pick it up as soon as possible.” Read More

Dead Bees in a Package — How Many is Too Many?
March 4, 2021 · · Beekeeping 101

I received my package, and 80 to 90% of the bees were dead. I could not tell if the queen bee was there. We tried to remove most of the dead bees. We just put the queen part at the bottom of the brood box. Read More