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Free-Ranging Chickens- The Pros vs The Cons

Free-Ranging Chickens in the Backyard

A lot of people love the idea of free-ranging their chickens and I’m definitely one of them. Like with anything in life and homesteading, there are some pros and cons to free-ranging chickens. Free-Ranging Chickens- The Pros vs The Cons Chickens are known as the “gateway animals” in homesteading. So, you get a few baby […]

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Predator Control: Thieves on the 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 your  chicken tractors  only to find one of your  chickens has been attacked by an opossum.  Or, you walk through your  garden […]

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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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Homestead Management Printables

I am a planner by nature, but implementing my plans is a completely different story. As the new year comes closer, one of my top goals is to be more organized in the new year. After all, I’m planning a the Homesteaders of America conference in October—I better be prepared and well planned! Taking on such […]

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