By Alyssa Craft
This young couple quit their lives in the city to start a homestead in the country 100% from scratch. They are documenting their expenses every step of the way in hopes of helping others that wish to embark on a similar adventure.
It is amazing how little water a person can live with when knowing how precious it is.
Portable generators offer a safe, convenient way to provide power to a home during an outage.
Tetanus can be fatal to some livestock, who may also be more susceptible.
MOTHER's Country Vet shares tips on farm animal health. Laminitis is known as a debilitating and often fatal disease, causing pain and inflammation in horse hooves. Originally published as "Laminitis a Horses Worst Nightmare" April/May 2000 MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
Design, build and fill a pantry that will provide your family with enough food to get through an emergency, a snowstorm, or just day-to-day life. Originally published as 'The Well-Stocked Pantry" in the August/September 1993 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
Whether you recently purchased the property of your dreams or you are finally considering getting the tools you need to better manage your homestead or hobby farm, spring is a great time to take stock of your property to determine how to best manage it all year long.
Learn about stocking the pantry for three months of meals, includes information on storing the basics, meal plans, storing the right amount for meals, labeling foods and saving money. Originally published as "Sensible Stocking and Storing" August/September 1997 MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
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