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Building a Humanure Compost Pile on the Homestead (VIDEO)

Building a Humanure Compost Pile

Join Off-Grid with Doug & Stacy as they show an easy system for how they use a humanure compost pile on their off-grid homestead to manage their waste. Doug & Stacy were scheduled to share a lecture about The Homestead Composting Toilet during the 2020 Homesteaders of America Conference but weren’t able to due to […]

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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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Long-Term Power Outage: Be Prepared for the Worst

Preparing for a long-term power outage

It’s the emergency situation no one wants to think about: A long-term power outage lasting two or more weeks. The thought of losing lights, refrigeration, heat, washing machines, and hot water understandably leaves some people paralyzed with fear. If you’ve never lived without these resources, then their long-term absence is not just inconvenient, it’s potentially […]

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A Tour of Lehman’s with The Rhodes Family

During the Rhodes Family’s Great American Farm Tour, they stopped by Homesteaders of America conference sponsor, Lehman’s, for a tour! Lehman’s is THE store for homesteaders! They have everything you need to get your self-sufficient homestead up and running  Here are just some of the reasons why we love Lehman’s so much:⠀⠀ They are passionate […]

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