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    Month: May 2018

    Sustainable Farming: Making a Living on the Homestead with Joel Salatin

    If you’ve ever wondered how to make a living from a homestead, there’s a man who can tell you about the sustainable farming methods that can make your dream a reality.  Joel Salatin is that man. His family owns Polyface Farm in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. Homesteading is – or should be – something like a closed […]

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    Rabbit Coccidiosis: When Things Fall Apart

    Rabbit coccidiosis is an extremely contagious infection caused by protozoa parasites that can infect the digestive tract or liver of rabbits. It can be difficult to diagnose and treat. Last week, we had to cull twenty young rabbits after an outbreak was discovered on our homestead.   Both my husband and I were heartbroken. I coped by […]

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    Basic Pickles Recipes: Summertime Is Pickling Time

    Discover the joys of making homemade pickles in the summer with fresh garden vegetables! Your family will love these basic pickles recipes! by Dori Fritzinger. Lehman’s Hardware Summertime brings us the freshest produce of the year. Now is the time to put up some of the bounty for the cold winter days! Pickled cauliflower, cucumbers, and […]

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    Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar Made at Home

    For little effort you get one of the most beneficial pantry staples, apple cider vinegar! Learn all about the health benefits of apple cider vinegar and the various ways you can use it! By Destiny Hagest, Lehman’s Hardware A few falls ago, one of my husband’s coworkers invited us to come out with buckets to pick apples from the […]

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