“We only grocery shop once every six weeks or so and we only really need the staples like sugar and flour,” Kevin says. Living off the land is their dream come true, but through their blossoming YouTube channel, they’re now able to share their rural Missouri ways with the world. I often get messages asking if we have a particular food available or when the garden shares will be ready for pickup! Now, they share it with thousands on the “Living Traditions Homestead” YouTube channel. When we saw it we came up with the perfect name, Thistle Glen. “For homesteaders, it’s probably never been as possible before now. We named it simply because I’ve always had a love of frogs. Kevin worked in sales and Sarah as a human resources executive. Required fields are marked *. Christmas Vacation was written by John Hughes, who based it on "Christmas '59", his short story published in National Lampoon. Kevin G Homestead is listed as an Ambr with Kj Solutions, LLC in Florida. “We’re really tired of buying things from the grocery store, especially things I know we can grow or raise and produce ourselves,” she adds. We are getting older and living in a small home in the city is probably the best for us since we are close to stores and hospitals. It is from the old testament bible and it means “praise”. It’s a weird blend of living the traditional life and making a living online,” Kevin says with a smile. The Kevin Jackson Show. I see a lot of other veterans who have emotional issues and some are homeless or not a good place to live. Their family is grateful to reconnect with the past and with a community of others who share the same passion. Kevin speaks truth regardless of politics. Kevin and Sarah's wedding was held at the Oak Canyon Nature Center in the city of Anaheim. So. It describes our farm and pays homage to my Scots heritage. Candy Moulton is a frequent contributor to the Renegade Roads column in True West Magazine.For 17 years, she edited the Western Writers of America’s Roundup Magazine; in 2012, she became WWA’s executive director. Absorbing all the information and ideas that I can in this early phase of planning. And I can attest to the way this current ministry's and faith development staff team gets things done. Are you wondering how to name your homestead? I’m still a newbie, and enjoy reading about your adventures. July 9, 2020 Savanna Kaiser/Rural Missouri Kevin, Grace, Samantha and Sarah Matthews relocated from Arizona to the Ozarks in 2016 to live their homesteading dream. Are you having trouble coming up with just the right name? National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation is a 1989 American family comedy film, the third installment in National Lampoon magazine's Vacation film series. Through them, the Living Tradition Fund gets important things done well. We relocated to a small island off Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. After many combinations were tried out, Timber Creek Farm was the name we settled on. If you liked Kevin on Fox News, then you will love his radio show. We believe the world has gotten too “busy” and that people need to return to a simple life. And there you go… your farm name. Our homestead is home to sixteen quail, twelve chickens, eight ducks, and over 1,000 square feet of gardens. It immediately sounded and felt right. They’ve even written a book on it, called “Our Family’s 25 Favorite Rabbit Recipes,” which they sell on Etsy and Amazon. I looked up at it one day and said “I think I’m suffering from Pasture Deficit Disorder!” We’ve called our place The Pasture ever since. 4 days we lived in the suburbs, husband working a stressful job, helping our 3sons make they’re way, the hustle and bustle of”living life”….then we would go live in the cabin on our property for 4 days, working the land, bringing it back to life, renovating the cabin, bird watching, gardening , sitting on our porch dreaming of this being our full time home. There is a small lower field, and a large upper field, but both are fallow at the moment. “We longed to live a more traditional lifestyle like our grandparents and our great-grandparents lived,” Sarah says. They’ve also done a series on raising meat rabbits, including different ways to raise, butcher and cook them. Cheryl from Pasture Deficit Disorder says: Our land was a moonscape when we bought it, but we saw its potential. This article was reprinted by permission of Rural Missouri magazine, published buy White River Electric Cooperative. She decided to call the place “Wild Hair Ranch” first, after the hares living there and secondly, since clearly my husband and I had got a wild hair to start horse ranching this late in life! One of the most interesting things about a homestead is hearing how its name was chosen. Yeah. Their biggest following outside the U.S. comes from Australia and Canada. Living Traditions Homestead LLC is a Missouri Limited-Liability Company filed on October 16, 2016. We named our place Hidden Feather Farm. Shortly after we decided to name our farm Heart Rock Homestead. . The Kelley Law Firm, PL 3365 Galt Ocean Drive Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 I. At the time, we were living in the Phoenix, AZ area and both had "good" jobs by most people's definition. Charlotte from Walkerland says: Our homestead is lovingly referred to as Walkerland. we only have a small Hobby Farm.. nothing like yall’s hundreds of acres. Jenn from Little House on the 100 Farm explains: We chose the name Little House on the 100 Farm because we love Little House on the Prairie and we have 100 acres. We found out that it used to be called Spring Lake Farm back in the 50’s, which makes it even better. It has been kept in the family, but has been rented out for years. We sold our house in a nice subdivision and purchased an old run down urban farm. It’s not uncommon to find them with a garden tool in one hand and a camera in the other. Turns out 6 acres are swamp so we called our homestead Fen Haven Farm. Kevin and Sarah also grow seed for Baker Creek Seed Co. in Mansfield and do occasional speaking engagements. It’s not uncommon for them to record a video at their kitchen table, demonstrating various methods of preserving and cooking fresh produce. 1,615 talking about this. We chose to keep the Iron part for our individual ranches.. so we have Iron Hammer, Iron Wolf, Iron Claw, and myself Iron Dragon.. For the longest time we tried to put cedar in our name since they’re everywhere. When else in history could someone in rural Missouri teach someone in Africa how to raise rabbits?”. GrimmStone Farm! But everything sound generic and boring. We got a lot of great feedback from that,” says Kevin. The Feather part comes from when my son was first born and my partner left me at home for the first time with our son, daughter and his dad who had dementia. Soon, other people started showing up to watch and learn alongside of us.”. Thank you for sharing your stories! I want a place to invite them to come and find the healing in working in the dirt and learn homesteading skills that have become my road to recovery. There are goats to be milked, tomatoes to can and seeds to save. We live right on the Kentucky River in a curve of the river that looks like a tooth (a molar to be exact). We going to Big Muddy Rock!” The name Big Muddy Rock just kind of stuck and now everyone calls it that! Most Saturdays, you’ll find them at the farmers market in Ava, selling plants and produce. 1858) but we … An average 20-minute video will take us eight hours, between recording, editing, et cetera.”. There are over 15 tradition-starter ideas here, as well as tradition-building books for you to read for further inspiration. I’m hoping to make some kind of sing in the next year or two, because I would like to have a roadside stand and I want it to be obvious to people stopping in where they are stopping! See more ideas about canning recipes, harvest storage, garden harvest. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are … We named our place Spring Lake Homestead for some pretty simple reasons. We “inherited” two rabbits with the place that lived somewhere near the barn. To learn more about “Living Traditions Homestead,” visit the YouTube channel at youtube.com/livingtraditionshomestead or visit their website at www.livingtraditionshomestead.com. I wanted a name that reflected our homestead’s beginnings with chickens and our love of our little coastal hometown on Cape Cod – and The Cape Coop was born! We grew up in Wisconsin, where the winter lasts forever and in Arizona, the summer lasts forever, so this is just perfect. Janet from Timber Creek Farmer explains: I wanted to come up with a name that combined the sawmill family background and business along with the tree farm area. I started calling our place “Peace in Paradise”. It’s been divided up over the years and down to about 16 acres(which is plenty for us!). Are you ready for mine? Soon, their family grew to include goats, rabbits, ducks, chickens, turkeys, pigs and quail. Their channel surpassed 350,000 subscribers and continues to grow more each month. It is a double entendre. Hence the name EDIS Farms. One of their favorite gifts was a gift certificate for a cooking class. She’s been gone for 17 years, but have have decided to call my farm “High Hill Valley” in her honor.