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Homestead Cookbook

Classic Hummus

by Jessica Shelton 0

  Hummus has been enjoyed in many parts of the world for centuries and with good reason.  The earliest recipe for a dish similar to…

Lifestyle

Reflections of a Second Generation Homesteader

by Darcy Reinagel 0

Ever have an itch that just never goes away no matter whether you scratch it or you don't?  My dad had an itch like that. …

Poultry

Getting Started With Chicks

by Jan Hoadley 0

Have you considered chickens as a means of producing your own food?  Have you looked at the stores and seen the price of eggs, the…

Livestock

The Uncertain Shepherdess: Learning on the Fly

by Sue Dick 0

Almost everything you read about sheep leads you to believe that they are very easy animals to deal with.  Popular wisdom says keeping sheep is…

Raising Rabbits

by Regina Anneler 0

Goat Milk Galore

by Jenny Flores 0

Gardening

Edible Landscaping: Eat Your Environment

by Micah Janzen 0

For those of us who are forced to homestead in an urban environment, growing our own food can be a challenge. We might prefer a…

Frugality and Finance

What’s So Convenient About Convenience Foods?

by John Wilson 0

When I was a kid, my family was fueled by convenience food.  With two working parents, the idea of coming home and preparing a full…

Been There, Done… What?

by Laura Negron-Valentin 0

History

The Exodusters: The Roots of African American Homesteaders

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 0

History’s ironies never cease to amaze me. The same day that Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, on January 1, 1863, the Homestead Act went…

Machinery

How to Buy a Pick-up for the Homestead

by Jamie Svrcek 0

or Looking for the Best Mule “He drives a ’57 GMC pick-up truck.   It’s got a gun rack and a 'Goat Ropers Need Love, too!'…

Health and Diet

Medical Folkways in America – Part Two: What’s in…

by Barbara Bamberger-Scott 0

In Medical Folkways in America – Part One: Maggots, Hairballs, and Eels, we looked at how things used to be, way back, when people lived on…

Humor

Ticks!

by Neil Shelton 0

I wish I knew how many thousands of dollars ticks have cost me. And the worst part is, they weren't even MY ticks.  I used…

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