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My name is Leigh and I am the lead chaos creator here on Steel Raven Farms. We blog about homesteading, goating, gardening, cooking and ways to make life a little easier in the slow lane.

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Volunteer tomatoes leads to a sale?

Hey y'all, As I was getting to work in the greenhouse today, I was feeling inspired by a bunch of volunteer tomatoes in my soil. We are talking about 50 volunteer tomatoes. * I may have grabbed soil from an old tomato bed....ooops* Anyways, I wanted to share the bounty with you guys! I can't send everyone tiny baby tomato plants because the shipping alone would probably cripple us. BUT I can give you guys half off my entire store! **I need to add that this sale is only on my convert kit store...

27 days ago • 4 min read

I know some of you may not garden (and to that I ask, why?) but I do believe wholeheartedly in the power of journaling. It's not just positivity journaling. Sometimes you need to get all that frustration out. Or you need to tell SOMEONE about your triumphs. For me, the garden journal is where all the garden frustrations, triumphs and everything in between goes. While journaling may not work for everyone, it does work for the vast majority of us. This is peak garden season for a lot of us. We...

about 1 month ago • 1 min read

I don't know about you, but I am chomping at the bit to get my hands in the dirt. Unfortunately, the nights are still pretty cool here so I have to settle for starting seeds.... I know it's a such a drag. There are two things I wanted to talk to you about today. The first is making sure that you have gotten your garden journal started. If you haven't, check out this blog post about why it's so important to make sure that you are journaling your garden. $5.00 / month $2.50 / month Garden...

about 2 months ago • 1 min read

If you have a business you know how difficult tax time can be. Gathering up receipts, grabbing your calculator and praying you don't miss anything. But 3 years ago I created our Schedule F and Schedule C trackers to help ease the burden of tax time. They have only gotten better over the years! This year, it only took me 2 hours to get a year's worth of farm income and expenses into our schedule F and another hour to get all of the business expenses into our schedule C. That's all it took to...

about 2 months ago • 1 min read

We have been hard at work over here getting our plant business set up, gearing up for farmers markets and getting videos on YouTube! I would LOVE it if you guys would head over to our channel and subscribe! As always, I appreciate you guys and I'm so glad you are on this journey with us!

2 months ago • 1 min read

Hey Guys! I just wanted to reach out and let you know that my ENTIRE Etsy store is 25% off! This includes worksheets, calculators, and everything else! This is ONLY for Etsy though so make sure you click the link below. Sale ends 11/30/23 Use Code BLACKFRIDAY for 25% off my entire Etsy store

5 months ago • 1 min read

Over the last several months, we have been working behind the scenes with better ways to serve our readers. I've talked to several friends, other homesteaders and bloggers about what we can do reach you guys better. And the general consensus was building a podcast. So that's what we did! We will be releasing new episodes on Tuesdays and Fridays and I can't wait to see what you guys think! You can find our podcast here on Spotify

5 months ago • 1 min read

Hey guys! I just wanted to jump on here and let you know that my labor of love for the last 6 months is finally ALIVE!!!! We go over everything from the basics of goating to care, fencing, shelters, and more! And now for a limited time, you can get my course for 50% off. Use the code 50OFF Goat Crash Course: Goat 101 is officially launched! Can you tell I'm excited about it?! I'm still working on goat 201 but hope to have that one done before the holidays! If you're not interested in learning...

6 months ago • 1 min read

It's getting cooler! Do you know what that means? Well for me, it means warming up with flannel sheets, a fire in the stove and reading a good book! If you are the same way, i recommend reading Dirt to Soil by Gabe Brown. The way he writes this books makes it incredibly easy to follow. He takes you along with him on his family's journey to restoring the land after many years of failed attempts. In a few short seasons, we have seen a tremendous difference in our kitchen garden beds! Our plants...

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