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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Homesteaders of America Conference 2020

It goes without saying—this year has been a whirlwind of crazy. We’ve been holding our breath since March of this year. With each passing month—with one homesteading conference after another being cancelled—we thought for sure that we’d be in the clear this coming October. Sadly, our optimism has faded. We have watched the world go […]

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A Broken Food System | It’s Time to Rebuild

Broken Food System

“The food supply chain is breaking.” These are the words John Tyson, board chairman of Tyson Foods, wrote this week. Over 2-million chickens will be (or have already been) killed in the wake of the recent virus. Why? Because of viral outbreaks in the processing plants, and social distancing restrictions. Likewise, Smithfield Foods––the largest pork […]

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Tips for Raising Turkeys on the Homestead

Successfully raising turkeys on the homestead is quite easy to achieve. However, there are a few things to keep in mind prior to incorporating them onto the property. Raising turkeys on the homestead may be something you’ve tossed around for quite awhile, but for some reason you haven’t been able to commit to bringing them to the […]

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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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