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Homestead Preparation for Spring

It has been a very busy winter season with home deliveries in the Burlington area, online sales and two winter farmer markets, Middlebury and Northfield.  I decided not to try day vending in Dorset because of the long distance, wear and tear of my vehicle, and well. winter weather.  The […]


End of the year ruminati

Though it would appear to the outside observer that Green Acres Homestead is entering a time of hibernation, that could not be further from the truth.  This morning soon after dawn, I checked the temperature & humidity of the lit and heated greenhouse; went out to it and checked how […]


Home Delivery Process

Hello, For those customers making orders for their work location or home, please order through this web site.  For first time deliveries, I will refund the shipping (delivery charges).  The following items can be delivered (coolers are important for perishables): Vegan Kimchee, Honey-Lemon Chaga, Lemon-Ginger Water Kefir, Ginger Kombucha, Fire […]


Fall 2019 Update

As I’ve been mentioning to customers, Green Acres Homestead is an urban permaculture, expanding in both its products and information. I keep my items very affordable and occasionally need to increase the prices. As of November there has been an increase in the non-perishable, mailable products. And adding 3 more […]


In the midst of Summer

Finally finding time to update and inform folks of how Green Acres Homestead is doing.  This is the summer where rainbarrels take the edge of needing to use municipal water, but a daily routine of early morning and evening watering is necessary.  Early August and the hops planted are growing […]


Items and events update

It has been quite a well since I’ve send out a blog but definitely long overdue. I will be adding the following items for sale, all of them none perishable: 2oz glass bottles of oils of oregano, tulsi, lavender, peppermint, and bergamot; all of them organically grown and processed through […]


Entering a new life

Extremely busy with both the Green Acres Homestead and my other employment in a school district has meant that keeping my web site updated could only happen after life slowed down.  I’m not sure if life has slowed down but after many months,  I finally have time to bring present […]


returning after an absence

Our homestead is presently facing some challenges, one relevant to this page, the ability to expand with limited resources into a broader market.  We hear positive reviews till this point in our venture, yet much uncertainty concerning what commitments will transpire concerning sales to caterers, a wider on-line and delivery […]


What to do with your eggshells.

I have had a habit of drying out the used eggshells, grinding them in a coffee mill and adding then to them potting soil for growing spring starts.  Now in these mid winter days,  I add them to an oatmeal dish I feed the chickens with.  I first add 1/2 […]


Growing Tulsi (Holy Basil)

Everyone is very aware of regular basil, even the growing purple variety, that are added to make sauces or pestos.  There is a very special type of basil known as Tulsi, often called Holy Basil, that has been clinically shown to alleviate depression, anxiety, repair damaged skin, nerves, muscles, and […]