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Sheri Ann Richerson

The Experimental Homesteader


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Sheri Ann Richerson's exotic gardening, elegant cooking, crafty creations, food preservation and animal husbandry all on two and a half acres! Sheri Ann Richerson is a leading pioneer in the self-sufficiency movement. For the past 19 years she has been living, teaching, and promoting organic gardening, natural health and self-sufficiency through all forms of media. Her career includes years as a nationally acclaimed best-selling author, radio host and guest on a variety of shows showcasing her expertise on homesteading and gardening. Additionally, Ms. Richerson is a speaker, columnist and a blogger for hundreds of websites, magazines and newspapers.

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Ever wonder what else you can do with your favorite garden plants? Come hear Sheri Ann Richerson talk about using those plants to make gifts that everyone on your list will love.

Sick of turkey? Hate to throw it out? Wonder if those bones and bits of leftover meat are useful for anything? What about the other leftovers - cakes, pies, vegetables? Come hear Sheri Ann Richerson give you tips on how to make the... more

Ever wanted to grow a winter garden? Hear Sheri Ann Richerson talk about tips and tricks for growing an outdoor winter garden that will thrive.

Ever wonder what it's like to live on a homestead or small farm during the holidays? Come hear Sheri Ann Richerson talk about her experiences living on her small homestead in Indiana.

Greenhouses and cold frames make working in the winter garden easy, but did you know, there are things you can plant and grow even if you don't have either one of these items? Learn all about what you can do in the winter garden... more

Proper care of indoor plants is really important, especially during the long, gray days of winter. Learn how to keep your plants, even those you bought for the holidays, thriving throughout the winter season and beyond.

Learn about all the cool things you can do with natural fibers raised on your own homestead. You can weave, spin, felt and more with both animal and plant fibers. Learn why working with natural fibers is a joyous experience and how it can... more

Learn why raising goats for milk, meat and fiber is a good idea, especially for small scale homesteaders. We will also talk about raising your goats organically.

Yes, you can still plant seeds in October, even if you live in a cold climate. Learn what to plant, when to plant it and how to plant it to get the most out of your garden or greenhouse space.

Learn about all the things you can do with herbs, from making your own spice blends, to creating natural crafts or using them around your home for cleaning and pest control.
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