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11/1/2012
The new metal roof was nailed down just hours before the storm hit.
10/17/2012
Our new log cabin roof is almost complete.
1/8/2014
How to prepare for a successful kidding season.
1/23/2014
More goat babies and finding ideas to make money on a farm.
5/6/2014
How can we clean up our rural spaces best. Is it up to individuals or governments?
10/4/2012
Hello to my new life and good-by to the old.
6/2/2014
Do you know where your Goat is NOW? A quick overview over fencing materials, fencing type, fencing do's and don'ts.
6/25/2014
With carbon emissions in the US higher than most other countries in the world, more should be done to minimize unnecessary carbon waste. Around one third of the overall carbon consumed by the average US citizen comes from the home, if every home took a few simple steps to reduce waste, the world could a greener place.
2/7/2014
21 things you should know or wish you had known before starting a goat farm.
3/29/2011
Getting solar panels in Seattle is becoming more affordable with state incentives and net metering but still doesn't quite compare to other states.
4/26/2011
Finding wild morel mushrooms growing in our urban backyard means plenty of marvelous meals.
9/23/2013
Water filter supplier offers recommendations to avoid radiation contamination following the Fukushima nuclear reactor disaster.
10/16/2013
Now the milk is in the chill room and we can eat cheese and freshly made chiabata with nearby cheese and horseradish sauce.
5/11/2011
Deciding on urban beekeeping may just mean hosting a hive - some of the honey and none of the work!
11/14/2014
Here are 12 simple tips that will help you to fight the war on worms and coccidia in goats.
11/7/2013
The farm is looking into buying some TB-free Ayershire cows.
3/29/2010
Test Intern FF Mac
7/29/2013
The Trans-America trail cycle across America.
7/7/2011
Steve got curious and shares the results of a gruelling endurance test he completed to compare cordless tool battery performance
11/3/2011
In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a new Wind Turbine project at the port of Milwaukee will produce more than enough electricity for the city building there. Blogger Ben Nelson checks it out for you with a report, photos, and video.
4/24/2015
Includes a list of 21 must-have medical supplies a goat farm should never be without and a list of some nice to haves we have at Serenity Acres Farm.
3/11/2011
Skip the packaging and synthetic chemicals and learn how to make your own, cold-processed shampoo bars.
3/24/2011
This book club of the book, Better Off: Flipping the Switch on Technology, follows a couple who decides to live technology free for 18 months among a strict Amish-like community, growing all their own food and relying on their neighbors to survive.
1/17/2014
But what happens if progress in poverty’s eradication far-outpaces green energy solutions? Two of the most important issues of our century — clean energy and poverty eradication - are potentially mutually exclusive, if development efforts do not factor in increased consumption that will occur.
3/3/2014
The blog describes the experience of applying for a federal grant and shares some advice for others who might want to follow in those foot steps.
3/9/2015
How farm life will keep you fit so you can live a healthier and happier life.
8/27/2014
Our little farm received the USDA Value Added Producer Grant and we are embarking on an exciting future. Be with us from start to finish.
10/2/2014
A basic overview of why shelter and bedding are must haves for your goat operation. Also, some of our personal experience with a few options.
2/5/2012
Nuclear Armageddon due to solar flares or EMP, avoidable for teh cost of a single Stealth bomber
2/1/2012
You can easily make homemade mozzarella in 30 minutes or less!
1/14/2015
In the year of the goat we must compare the personalities and characteristics of goat people with goats.
5/4/2011
Don't let your wanderlust for more space hold you back from creating your homestead in the city.
7/28/2014
There are some questions worth exploring, find out if there is a BEST way to clean your goat's udder before milking.
4/28/2014
Life on a family farm is never dull and full of surprises to keep a farmer on their toes.
8/20/2014
Transportation in the U.S. is responsible for high levels of carbon emissions. Simply by changing habits and adopting more eco-friendly methods of getting from A to B will help both the environment and overall health.
7/17/2014
Homes in the United States a responsible for one fifth of all carbon dioxide emissions. Simply taking steps to reduce these on a domestic level will help positively impact carbon outputs, decreasing environmental damage.
4/6/2011
A quiet life filled with appreciation for simple things is the richest life possible.
11/21/2008
Many of the herbs used for beauty and health today have been tested and tried over centuries. A new article by James A. Duke, Ph.D., discusses the history and uses of flax, myrrh and others.
10/10/2014
People are increasingly looking to get back to nature, rejecting the modern world and living off the Earth.
12/17/2013
The Yule Goat is an ancient Scandinavian tradition which predates Christianity. Learn about how our oldest farm animal became the symbol of Christmas.
5/23/2011
Growing potatoes in containers allows you to increase your yield in a small amount of space.
12/24/2013
In Kenya, even for middle class families, much of what ends up on the dinner table is grown or raised at home. With food prices rising, more and more Americans are looking towards ways of growing some of what ends up on their table at home. Both in terms of personal health, and the environment, this is a very good trend—it's a food source as local as you can get.
2/24/2011
With no building experience but a lot of determination, Gary Zuker built an 800-square-foot straw-clay home on the shores of Lake Travis in Texas--for $40,000.
8/24/2011
Meditating has never come naturally to me, probably because of my goal-oriented approach. Wabi-sabi helped me see find peace in simple solitude (and long dog walks) instead.
7/30/2014
A stack of cast-iron pans and a chainsaw helmet sum up why these homesteaders do what they do.
6/1/2011
Sen no Rikyu's simple, unpretentious ceremony using rustic, local tools usurped the elaborate, ostentatious Tea ceremonies that were the norm in 16th-century Japan. His "aesthetic of the people" made Tea accessible to all--and endures to this day.
3/29/2012
Whether or not it was devised by clever Mexican potato growers, the cheap, easy to build, and space-saving potato tower is a unique alternative to rows, barrels, and other methods for planting, growing, and bringing in your season's spuds.




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