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Spring on Our Homestead

By Jenna Dooley, The Flip Flop Barnyard This spring has been very busy around our homestead. I love all of the seasons, each one for it’s own reasons. Spring is such a special time of year. It’s a time of birth, sowing, growth, new starts, hope for the future, and expectation of abundance. Our spring has met […]

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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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Eat Your Weeds!

by Karen Geiser, Lehman’s Hardware Foraging for wild greens is an age-old practice, and here in Ohio, it’s the perfect time of year to grab a bucket and take a hike to search for supper ingredients. WHAT WEEDS SHOULD I EAT? While you wait for your garden seedlings to grow, you can take advantage of the […]

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