I’ve experimented over the years growing different herbs indoors in winter. Some do fine while others need more light and warmth than a kitchen windowsill provides. However, there are plenty of herbs that can grow indoors successfully through winter.
There are so many options for small space farming! Learn about space saving techniques for growing vegetables, fruits, nuts, and berries , and small livestock for eggs, meat, milk, and fiber. And, to expand beyond your own land, get started foraging.
Raising our own meat chickens has been a truly liberating food experience for our family. We truly appreciate every bite of pastured chicken that we put in our mouths, and we work hard to not waste a bit. The hard work pays off on the table!
In the spirit of winter, I’m making a Warm Spice Bacon, flavored with allspice, chiles, coriander, mace, pepper and maple syrup. Winter came ridiculously early this year in Minnesota, so I’m making bacon to cheer myself up a bit.