Lauren Arcuri Ware lives on 25 acres in rural Vermont, where she has a small, diversified homestead.
Lauren Arcuri Ware wrote about small farming for The Spruce for about seven years. She lives on a small farm on 25 acres in rural Vermont with her children, and has written about her small-farming experiences for national magazines.
She's raised chickens for eggs and meat, grown vegetables and harvested apples, kept bees, and canned, frozen, dried, pickled and preserved food for winter.
About The Spruce
The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.
For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.