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Two Ways to Homestead

There are two ways to start and run your homestead. And those two ways are pretty much like anything else in life… the easy way or the hard way. The hard way to homestead involves a lot of trial and error. Emphasis on “a lot.” A lot of learning lessons slowly one season at a […]

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2019 Homestead Management Printables

PRE-ORDER Your 2019 Homestead Management printables and have them emailed to you as soon as they publish for the 2019 season.   Printables include:   • Egg Tally Sheets • Expense Sheets • Dairy Sheets • Meat Sheets • Harvest Reports • Monthly Calendars • Goals and Planning.   . . . and more!   […]

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Thieves on the Homestead

By Jason Rehr, Big Bear Homestead Summer is here in full swing. Corn is  growing. Tomatoes ripening. Chicks hatching. Piglets squealing. The most rewarding moments of homesteading  are upon us. And then the day comes. You walk out to you r chicken tractors  only to find one of your  chickens has been attacked by an opposum. […]

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My Favorite Garden Tips

by Allison Ervin Gardening is one of my all-time favorite summertime activities. I love planting seedlings, watching them grow, taking care of them, and eventually, harvesting the wonderful things they bring to the table (pun intended!). It is fun in every way to me – gardening draws me outside and into the warm sunshine and fresh air each […]

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SUSTAINABLE FARMING WITH JOEL SALATIN

 by Patrice Lewis Editor’s Note: Have you heard the exciting news? Joel Salatin is joining us for our Country Living Workshop next month in Kidron, Ohio. Here’s a sneak peek of Joel’s farming practices and approach to homesteading. INTRO: MAKING A LIVING ON A HOMESTEAD If you’ve ever wondered how to make a living from a homestead, there’s a man […]

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