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2019 Homestead Management Printables

PRE-ORDER Your 2019 Homestead Management printables and have them emailed to you as soon as they publish for the 2019 season.   Printables include:   • Egg Tally Sheets • Expense Sheets • Dairy Sheets • Meat Sheets • Harvest Reports • Monthly Calendars • Goals and Planning.   . . . and more!   […]

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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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Who Needs a Fairy Garden When You Can Have a Bee Kingdom? (with Video)

Raising kids on a farm is an ultimate experiment? Well, just add bees to that experiment and see what happens – a bee kingdom! Ok, ok it’s not as scary as what it sounds. In fact, I’m intrigued with the fascination and bond that raising kids around beehives does to them. My youngest showed an […]

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My Favorite Garden Tips

I have had so many great people teaching me about gardening, I picked up many helpful and fun gardening tips for a healthy & fruitful garden. 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 […]

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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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