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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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Livestock Guardian Dog | Training a Pup

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. This is especially true if you will be raising livestock on pasture or in a rotational […]

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Cardboard Coop Bedding for the Chicken Coop

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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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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