Homestead dairy goats need proper shelters. Ideally these would be easy to set up and move, while providing all the animals’ needs. A variety of basic shelters can be based on simple, reusable pieces like cattle panels, pop-up tents, and chain-link panels. These structures make pasture-based goat management easier on a budget.
Wintering pigs outside is both fun and rewarding, if you plan accordingly. The most important aspect for pigs wintering outside is that they have adequate shelter and protection from the weather and cold. Water and proper forage, even during cold months, are also important.
Learn about the different types of earth-sheltered homes and why you should consider digging in the ground to find your next residence.
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.
Shelter Publications’ new book has all manner of roaming, tiny dwellings to spark your inner wanderlust.
An introduction to the North House Folk School.
The best rat trap I have ever owned.
Purina Horse Feed is partnering with A Home for Every Horse and www.Equine.com to launch a horse feed coupon giveaway for rescue shelters.
A new farmer builds a great sheep shelter out of free stuff and learns where not to put it.
Stony Knolls Farm has a new dog and getting him here was a wonderful, and amazing journey that is well worth sharing! Rescue dogs are so grateful for their new homes.
Wondermill Grain Mill
News Flash!! Jay Shafer Taking His Tumbleweed Tiny House to Occupy Wall Street NYC
Godfrey Stephen's frog carving
Cae Mabon - An Eco-Retreat Centre in North Wales
Traditional woodworking with hand tools
Treehouse in Washington #1
Great book on San Francisco area wild food
Four of the requirements honey bees need to thrive, no matter where they live, or what type of shelter they have, or what kind of management they have, or don't have.
Louie Frazier's Yukon flashlight
Solar bottles of light
Rustic recycled small buildings in Minnesota
New photos of Lloyd House's Leaf House
Lloyd meditates on the essentials of shelter and our memories of home.
For an investment of less than $10,000 and about a week of labor, you could have a custom workshop, barn, garden shed or office.
One of the greatest needs in the world is disaster resistant housing – houses that can hold up against hurricanes, earthquakes and other natural disasters. Properly designed structures can save millions of lives and millions of structures every year.
Learn more about the life and work of Malcolm Wells, the "Father of Earth Sheltered Design."
This week is the 12th annual National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week.