After a flooding event occurs, there are a few things you need to do to assess the damage on your homestead.
Any chicken will lay eggs, so why invest in heritage breeds?
DIY food and fuel harvest.
Israel Bravo, a beekeeper in Twin Falls, ID helps to develop a cold storage facility to overwinter honey bees. This process embraces forms of biomimicry to give bees a break during the dearth while allowing beekeepers to steward their bees and manage for early spring pollination.
Comfrey is a homesteader's dream plant. As we are discovering its myriad uses, we’re appreciating comfrey more and more.
How to choose the chicken breed that would be best for you.
Many factors entered into living remotely, but mostly, we wanted to spend our retirement in the mountains. From first visiting our property at 9,800 feet, we fell in love with the seclusion and wildlife. In 20 years of full-time living here with the animals, we've had a couple iffy encounters — here is a rundown on how to deal with remote living in the mountains: predators, water, food procurement and more.
From providing pest control to acting as therapy animals, find out how guineas are improving lives! Tune into the MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends podcast episode Great Guide to Guinea Fowl!