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Our Homesteading Education events calendar is searchable by location and subject matter. Peruse the events listing to find out what others are doing in your neck of the woods. Folks interested in hosting events to share knowledge or homestead skills with others can register on our Web pages to publicize their events, too.

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A Booming Barn Board Business
A barn board salvage business can cut yours taxes, beautify the land, recycle useable wood, and earn you a tidy sum each week.

January/February 1981
3D Tic-Tac-Toe!
Keep cabin fever at bay with a new version of an old pastime: 3D Tic-Tac-Toe!

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