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Misty Newcomb

Misty Newcomb

Misty Newcomb is a wife, mother, gardener, and small-scale chicken farmer interested in using natural foods to build a healthy, connected family and community. She has a full-time professional career off the farm and enjoys figuring out how to efficiently feed her family like it’s 1899 while living a modern, balanced lifestyle. She’s also a die-hard NBA and NCAA basketball fan and amateur fermenter. You can find the chronicles of her farming journey on Instagram @newcombfarm.

Recent Posts

Video: How to Grow Strawberries

Gardening

Video: How to Grow Strawberries

Have you ever tried to grow strawberries but been disappointed by a harvest of only a few tiny berries? Strawberries are actually not difficult to grow, but they do require a lot of patience and a little strategy. I’ve learned how to grow and reap a harvest of strawberries throughout the summer by...
Video: How to Plan a Garden

Gardening

Video: How to Plan a Garden

My love of growing food for my family is only matched by the love I have for planning my garden. At the Newcomb Farm, we use a structured planning process to ensure that our rows are intensively planted for maximum productivity throughout the growing season. In this video, I'll walk you through the...
Video: How to Start a Garden

Gardening

Video: How to Start a Garden

When starting a garden, the first thing to ask yourself is why you want a garden in the first place. Perhaps you want to be more self-sufficient, want your kids to spend more time outside, or maybe you want to plant some flowers to support pollinators in your area. Determining where you will plant...
Video: Misty Newcomb Joins Wild + Whole

Homesteading

Video: Misty Newcomb Joins Wild + Whole

Hey everyone, my name is Misty Newcomb and I'm super excited to announce that I'm becoming a contributing member of the Wild + Whole team. I'll be providing insight and tips on a life lived close to the land, all of which I've learned from the generations of farmers who came before me and from...