Open source homestead and market gardening plans from start to finish!

Carrot Spice CakeGet our Carrot Spice Cupcake recipe! [ Click here ]  Your purchase will help us build a market garden and bring affordable nutrition to our communities.

Our Market Gardening section is open now.  We will continually add content to the site as our garden season progresses throughout the year.  [ Click to visit ]

Start Here

This site involves a huge project, and in order to make it easier to navigate, a Start Here page will give you a quick reference if you get lost!

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Communicate With Us

  • In person – meet us at our estate sales, or join us for our market garden planning.  We will be meeting regularly in Knoxville and Clinton, TN
  • Facebook – Join our City Homestead Facebook group.
  • Comments – You will need to register in order to comment on our posts.  You like Facebook Page and post comments there without having to register on this site.  Or you can also comment in the Facebook group.

Top Navigation

At the very top of the page, you will see text links.  Each one of those links opens a major section of the site.

  • Start Here – You are reading this page right now.
  • Blog – is the blog section.  This blog is open to the public, as well as subscription based memberships.
  • Co-Op – Our Little Homestead, offering fresh produce and cottage foods in the Clinton and Knoxville Tennessee areas.
  • Calendar – Contains our daily, weekly, monthly and other events.  Includes business filings, crop schedule, homestead events, road trips, etc.
  • Coffee House – A quick link to Our Little Coffee House’s site.
  • Directory – Homestead blogroll, business listings, government listings pertaining to the businesses we are involved in, crop notes and other things that can be looked up.
  • Forum – Our homestead social media site.
  • Market Garden –  Open source market garden plans.
  • Projects – Our list of projects, notes and details.


You will see a navigation section titled JOURNALS.  If you are on a desktop, the navigation appears in the left column.  If you are visiting with a small screen, you will need to scroll until you see it.

This site has different levels of access.

  1. Public – Posts and pages that anyone can see, without a subscription plan.
  2. Homestead Journal –  This contains video journals not open to the public.  Domestic Kitchen, Coffee House and other journal entries require a subscription.  If you subscribe, you will not only see the additional videos, but other pages will show up on your screen that are not available to the public.  For more information, please visit About This Site.
  3. Market Garden Journal – These videos and posts requires the Homestead Journal subscription.
  4. The Heart of an Entrepreneur – A series of interactive, online “books.”   Requires a subscription.
  5. Coffee House Journal – Requires the Homestead Journal subscription.

If you want to keep up with the story in the order the journal entries are posted, the easiest way is to visit the journal index you want to follow, beginning with the earliest year.


Go Behind The Scenes!
Want to go behind the scenes and watch our member's only videos, get detailed plans, and join our community?  Visit the [About This Site] for more details.

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