The coronavirus outbreak has many people refocusing their priorities to begin growing their own food, adjusting to homeschooling their children, and seeking immune support from natural plant medicine. This blog will show you how to get started.
Herbal Allies for Immunity by Judith Yisrael The spreading of the Coronavirus has lead many folks to begin seeking out immune boosting herbal plant allies. I have received numerous messages and inquiries about proper herbal preparation, which herbs are more effective, and even easy to grow herbs for their immune boosting qualities. This is so[…]
What exactly is urban homesteading? Homesteading has traditionally been defined as living off the land, maybe even off grid, while implementing practices that lead towards a self-sufficient lifestyle. However, that’s changing. More people, such as our family, are redefining what a homesteader is. The true essence of homesteading is having the ability to transition from[…]
They say a journey of a thousand miles starts with one step. The Yisrael Family Farm is one step of that thousand mile journey. Starting in 2008 with 90 sq ft of gardening space, this year we will have over 1000 sq ft of space in which to provide food for ourselves and and our[…]
As you know The Yisrael Family Urban Farm is “transforming the hood for good” by using urban agriculture to empower, educate and employ the South Oak Park community. Recently, the Far Western Region of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority recognized The Yisrael Family Urban Farm with an award for Environmental Stewardship for our efforts in urban[…]
If you feed a bunch of people like we do, then you’ll love this easy way to make homemade vegetable broth for your soups. Here’s what you do: Next time you cut up those onions, carrots, celery, leeks or tomatoes, put half in the compost bin and the other half in a gallon ziplock bag[…]