4/27/2012
Tips for snow removal around your house and down the road.
4/26/2012
A roof is a wonderful thing to have!
4/26/2012
Robert Maxwell discusses why he chose self-directed education over formal college, and how this option might work for others, too.
4/25/2012
Monitoring energy use has led to increased motivation for conservation
4/25/2012
An introduction to my current pregnancy with Baby #3 and plans for a second homebirth. Details of my seventh month and thoughts on the gender of our baby.
4/25/2012
Top bar hive modifications, turkey traps, and gourmet potatoes are just a few of the topics covered in the past week of blogging we've been up to. Homesteading healthcare and a new virtual book club round off the week with several reader comments.
4/24/2012
We had a once in a lifetime opportunity over Easter this year to talk to more than 30,000 people about honey bees, pollination, honey and beekeeping. And the place we got to do this in was one of a kind.
4/24/2012
Cam describes the zen-like state he achieves while splitting firewood.
4/24/2012
Regeneration of trees on a harvested area give hope for generations to come.
4/23/2012
October 6, 2010, at 11:04 am I said the three words I waited over four and a half years to say. I looked in to my newborn daughter’s eyes and said I DID IT! This is the VBAC homebirth story of my daughter Evangélina.
4/21/2012
Preventing allergy causes as opposed to treating the symptoms.
4/20/2012
An article about how we learned to double our growing season and have home grown fresh veggies almost all year long.
4/19/2012
My name is Antonette, and I am a new blogger here at MOTHER EARTH NEWS. Before I can blog my pregnancy journey for you all, I must first do something that has taken six years ... write the birth story of my son Baylin.
4/18/2012
In part three of this five-part series, Lyn Fenwick describes the beloved book collection written about in Isaac's Journal, a 19th century homesteader whose diary Lyn uncovered.
4/18/2012
Breaking down the last week of homesteading we've done over at WaldenEffect.org, and the Top Bar project we started as well as talk on Brix, biodynamics, and Plant Secondary Metabolites. Also have details on an external frame backpack modification.
4/17/2012
Michigan invasive species order takes aim at heritage and Old World hogs.
4/17/2012
Some of the difficulties we encounter in gardening at a high elevation
4/17/2012
Using 16-foot livestock panels in many ways on your homestead.
4/17/2012
We've added a rooster to our small flock and he's fitting in just fine!
4/16/2012
The kids have finally arrived, and we have plenty of photos of them!
4/16/2012
Pruning perennials is essential for plant health and vigorous production.
4/15/2012
Winter is over and the colors of spring are here!
4/14/2012
How to use herbs on goats, blends, suggestions, and tips.
4/13/2012
Learn why systemic neonicotinoid pesticides widely used to grow corn are one of the reasons so many honeybees and other pollinators are dying.
4/13/2012
Where we have chosen to draw the line between convenience and sustainability - for now.
4/13/2012
Robert Maxwell discusses the benefits of a rural lifestyle.
4/13/2012
If you have ever thought about beekeeping photography then this article is perfect. Geoff Fitzgerald talks about his motivation for the topic and what got him started on the rooftops of Brooklyn. There are also some fantastic urban beekeeping photos.
4/12/2012
The second of the 3Rs is re use. Cam has been a re-user for a long time!
4/12/2012
In part, we owe our existence on earth to the unicellular prokaryotic eubacteria. It is right for eubacteria to have a kingdom all on its own. Eubacteria is my “new best friend”, and I have certainly taken a “personal interest” in it.
4/12/2012
In part, we owe our existence on earth to the unicellular prokaryotic eubacteria. It is right for eubacteria to have a kingdom all on its own. Eubacteria is my “new best friend”, and I have certainly taken a “personal interest” in it.
4/12/2012
In part, we owe our existence on earth to the unicellular prokaryotic eubacteria. It is right for eubacteria to have a kingdom all on its own. Eubacteria is my “new best friend”, and I have certainly taken a “personal interest” in it.
4/12/2012
In part we owe our very existence here on earth to the unicellular prokaryotic eubacteria. It is right and proper that eubacteria be a kingdom all of its own. Eubacteria is my “new best friend”, and I have taken a personal interest in it.
4/11/2012
A summary of our quest to find non-medicated chicken feed that has higher quality ingredients than the typical feed store bag of chicken food.
4/11/2012
A beginning farmer realizes that time may be the farm's most important commodity.
4/10/2012
How we cope with heavy snow in the mountains.
4/6/2012
If you want to live independently, it's always good to have backup because no one else is coming to the rescue. This is how we did it.
4/5/2012
Young homesteader Robert Maxwell  explores his discoveries as he moves toward self-sufficiency and homesteading.
4/5/2012
If you've been on this rural living or modern homesteading journey for decades, or just starting out, how do you know when you've arrived?
4/4/2012
A brief announcement of the new Permaculture chicken ebook series that starts with chicken egg incubation.
4/4/2012
No babies yet, so a few anecdotes about Angora kidding,labor
4/4/2012
Cam recently spoke to a Transition group about the challenges ahead and how to prepare for them.
4/3/2012
I don't get grossed out very easy - but this special cut of beef made me cringe!
4/3/2012
Iain, working to build his socially responsible candle-making company, gets all his new equipment arriving from Holland.
4/2/2012
Finally, we start to take shape.
4/2/2012
We wade through deep snow to trim limbs and cut dead trees and nothing goes to waste.






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