Our 2012 Homesteaders of the Year: Living the Good Life Through Modern Homesteading

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Portable Chicken Coop
This portable backyard chicken coop, based on an old plan from MOTHER EARTH NEWS, graces the garden beds of the 21st Street Urban Homestead.
CHARLYN ELLIS