Ahhh, Sweet Basil!

Ahhh, Sweet Basil!

I love basil. This extremely aromatic herb can make an appearance on our table each night for dinner and it will never grow old to me. A wonderful Chiffonade of raw sweet basil among a bowl of fresh lettuce greens, whole leaves atop a fresh baked homemade pizza, or layered ontop a portobello mushroom cap on[…]

Homesteading Your Way Through The Coronavirus

Homesteading Your Way Through The Coronavirus

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

Herbal Allies for Immunity

  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[…]

Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

Who ever said game-day food can’t be plant-based? We’ve seen these cauliflower “wings” all over the web so we decided to try them out for ourselves… and they were delicious! Depending on the wing sauce you decide to use, these cauliflower bites can pack a hot punch. They’re also crunchy on the outside and “meaty”[…]

You Know You’re an Urban Homesteader When…

You Know You’re an Urban Homesteader When…

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[…]

Plan Now For Spring

Plan Now For Spring

Winter time is almost over and although most things are dormant doesn’t mean you have to be.There are many tasks you can start now that will ensure that your summer is filled with many tasty delights.Here at The Yisrael Family Farm we’ve already started planting in our greenhouse.Here is what we’ve started in our greenhouse:CabbageBok ChoiLettuce (Leaf[…]

DIY Activated Charcoal Facial Mask

DIY Activated Charcoal Facial Mask

POSTED BY JUDITH YISRAEL Activated charcoal has become increasingly popular in beauty products, and rightly so. This rich black ash has numerous benefits from whitening teeth to alleviating gas and bloating. I enjoy using it in my homemade soap recipes both as a natural colorant and for its many uses for the skin. But what[…]

Leeky Potato Galette with Sunflower Crust

Leeky Potato Galette with Sunflower Crust

Leeky Potato Galette with Sunflower Crust recipe Ingredients Dough ½ cup raw sunflower seeds 2 cups all-purpose flour ½ cup spelt flour 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon sugar 1 cup (2 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into pieces Filling Filling and Assembly 1 tablespoon coconut oil Olive oil more for drizzling 2 large leeks,[…]