Welcome to The Honest Rebel Farmstead! It's summertime here in Ontario, Canada. The veggies are planted and our new biodiverse fruit orchard is in! Harvesting has already begun and the local farmers market is now in full swing. Feel free to follow us on our journey of creating our permaculture farm and bee sanctuary in Southwestern Ontario.
RECENT REBEL POSTS
Sweet Clover Pudding! It's not a weed and the benefits are tremendous. How to make this pudding yourself can be found HERE.
Elderflowers are in full bloom. See what you can do with these fragrant flowers HERE.
Spring/Summer Decor made simple. This beautiful centerpiece for the dining room I made for under $20. A thrown away wooden box, mason jars and some floral picks from the Dollar Store. Full tutorial HERE....
Gluten free, dairy free blender pancakes. Yup...they are seriously good. Beyond good. RECIPE HERE.....
Hazelnut Flourless Cake that bakes like a Souffle, tastes like a decadent brownie and is made with goat's milk yogurt. It can seem a little scary to make but trust me, it is really quite simple and worth the effort. Full recipe can be found HERE.
DIY Cupcake Bathbombs. I show you the tricks of the trade for making the perfect bathbomb. Great gift idea for Springtime.....READ MORE
How to make your own beeswax tealights to keep your house free of synthetic chemicals. READ MORE HERE....
Rhubarb.....the first harvest in the garden for Spring. Find out more about this hardy but humble plant and why you should plant some too... HERE.
How to Build a Barn Door Headboard for Under $100. Link to instructions can be found HERE
Chia Seed Berry Breakfast in a Jar. The perfect GF breakfast that fills you up, you can make up to 5 days in advance, is super healthy and doesn't require more than 5 minutes to make. RECIPE HERE
One of the new items I will be having in my online shop. COMING SOON! Essential Oil Blends to save you time and money.
I am the Honest Rebel and I'm living the dream of farming in a sustainable way.
My passion is blogging, permaculture, cooking, photography and teaching others how to live a more simple and balanced life. Everything you see on this website is made on location at our beautiful farmstead in Muirkirk, Ontario, Canada. Follow our family's journey to a healthier and less stressful life, what I like to call slow living....READ MORE
Decadent no bake coconut macaroons. Gluten free, dairy free, corn free, no bake cookies. Ohhhhh Yaaaaaa.....that's how we should cook everyday. RECIPE HERE....
Dandelion Cuticle Cream.....don't mow those dandelions! You can use them for so many things! Learn how to make it HERE.
Pear Tart that uses a Gluten Free Shortbread Crust. Topped with Pecans.....a delish dessert that's not too sweet! FULL RECIPE HERE.
The beginnings of creating swales for the fruit orchard. Check out this post for this permaculture design! READ MORE.......
New photography posted weekly of the farm and other interesting shots taken around Muirkirk, Duart and Ridgetown areas in Chatham Kent and other areas of Ontario. VIEW HERE....
Forsythia and Burlap Wreath using floral picks from the Dollar Store. Link to how to use burlap and a wire wreath to create your own HERE.