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The girl behind The Kallio Farmhouse

Hello! I’m Kristi!

Hi friends! Welcome to The Kallio Farmhouse! I’m so happy you’ve found me! This is a place where I share my passions, and our way of slow and simple living. You’ll find things like, sourdough recipes and how to’s, fermented foods, homemaking, ALL the garden things and a touch of our homeschool journey.

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A basket filled with garden vegetables.
A sourdough loaf of bread sitting on a cutting board with a picture of chickens behind it.
Food From Scratch
A vase of garden flowers sitting on a window seal next to a cup of lemonade
Natural Living
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About Kristi

Im so glad you’re here! Join me and my family as we find beauty in our everyday life and cherish slow simple living! Food from scratch, gardening, natural living and more!


How to feed and maintain A Sourdough Starter.

Zesty Lemon Blueberry Muffins.

Morning Glory Breakfast Muffins.

Sourdough Bagels


Fermented Beets.

Fermented Swiss Chard Stems.



Natural living

Homemade Natural Laundry Detergent.

Easy, Natural Hand Soap.

How To Make Calendula Salve.


Seed Starting 101: A Seed Sowing Guid For Beginners.

Hardening Off Your Seedlings.

How To Pot Up Your Seedlings.

Succession Sowing: How too.