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Welcome to Guildbrook Farm

We live off the grid in the foothills of Appalachia and share with you all we know (and don’t know) about canning, cooking, critters, gardening, solar, building stuff, living debt free, and the journey to be self-sustainable. Click on a topic and get started!

Composting 101: Build a Quick WWII Compost Pile For Your Garden

Composting 101: Build a Quick WWII Compost Pile For Your Garden

During WW2, the British Ministry of Agriculture created videos and brochures to help average people grow gardens using minimal supplies. Based on a 1941 video, we recreate a quick and organic compost pile for use on our homestead that can be set up in 5 minutes.

New Homestead: Are We Going To Have a Garden This Year?

New Homestead: Are We Going To Have a Garden This Year?

A MISSING Chicken and FALL Garden

A MISSING Chicken and FALL Garden