Resources for Homesteaders

"Seed to Loaf" Video, Part I - Small-scale wheat production using modified garden machinery and a home-built threshing machine.

"Seed to Loaf" Video, Part II - Small-scale wheat production using modified garden machinery and a home-built threshing machine.

Homesteading Scale Threshing Machine: Video - Homemade scale threshing machine.

Small-scale Thresher: Video - Small-scale grain harvesting technologies, including use of serrated sickle, the scythe and grain cradles, a home built threshing machine and other threshing methods.

Plans for Building Small-scale Thresher - This design manual provides complete construction plans for a small-scale threshing machine using mostly recycled or second-hand components.

Grain - Grain resources on production, fertilization, soil management, disease and pests, varieties, and other Washington State publications.