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2019 Homesteaders of America Conference Recap

As we go through this season of thanksgiving and reflection, we at Homesteaders of America have hearts full of gratitude because of your support in making the 2019 conference the most amazing homesteading event in the country! Was the conference educational, helping to inspire and equip attendees to grow more of their food better? ABSOLUTELY! […]

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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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Homemade Bone Broth

homemade bone broth

Homemade bone broth is one of the most medicinal food items an individual can consume. How to make it is extremely easy, and preserve it is even easier! Blog contributor, Mandy Kerns, teaches you how to make bone broth using lamb bones. Homemade bone broth is consumed for both medicinal and cooking purposes. It has […]

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Livestock Guardian Dog | Training a Pup

livestock guardian dog | training a pu

A livestock guardian dog is essential when homesteading or farming. The key to having a loyal, hard working adult LGD is the ongoing training which occurs as a pup. Raising livestock is an investment, one which must be protected. Many homesteaders and farmers find having a livestock guardian dog on the property prevents the loss […]

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Raising Goats | Is it the Right Time?

When is the right time to incorporate raising goats onto the homestead? Prior to adding goats to your farm make sure you have adequate fencing, have selected the best breed for your needs, and your intention as to why they are on the homestead is clear. It’s important to know if it is the right […]

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Cardboard Coop Bedding for the Chicken Coop

cardboard coop bedding

Cardboard coop bedding is an excellent alternative to using straw or sand in the coop. Additionally, it is biodegradable and can easily be added to the compost pile for future gardening needs. Cardboard Bedding Cardboard bedding is a completely natural option for your coop floor, and honestly, it’s even much cleaner and easier to tend […]

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