All posts by Jennifer Jelliff-Russell

Jennifer Jelliff-Russell

About Jennifer Jelliff-Russell

Jennifer is an employment specialist and writer with novels in women’s fiction and science fiction. She and her husband, Jason, decided to move from Tennessee to Maine and homestead using the most environmentally sound farming practices possible such as organic farming and permaculture. At the same time, they will also be slowly renovating their 1900s Maine farmhouse in order to make it more self-sufficient with the eventual goal of going off grid. Let the homesteading (mis)adventures begin!

Readying the House

Our March visit to our Maine house for getting it move in ready was not exactly what we expected. Though we had enjoyed (and laughed at) BDN visual journalist Troy R. Bennett’s song about snow in March, Jason and I didn’t actually think we’d be dealing with snow and frozen ground in the last week […]