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Homestead Money-Making: Grapevine

August 6, 2018 Tara Dodrill 0

Thick grapevine like the ones in the photo above are incredibly sturdy, making them perfect for using to build furniture and large garden decorations. Chances are if you live on a rural homestead in most […]

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Canned Apple Butter, Step by Step

August 6, 2018 Tom Harkins 1

It’s time to make some delicious apple butter! If you’re lucky, you’ll be picking a few bushels right on your homestead; however, even if you don’t have your own apple trees (yet!), fresh apples are […]

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9 Steps to Create a Permaculture Garden

August 5, 2018 Emily Jenkins 0

Permaculture is a toolbox of techniques aimed at regenerating the Earth and the society in which we live. However, many people see permaculture as an agriculture-based activity, driven by its originally meaning of ‘permanent agriculture’. […]

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How To Bale and Store Hay

August 3, 2018 Tara Dodrill 2

Hay baling is hard work, really hard work. But engaging in traditional farm chores will vastly cut down on animal feed costs while ensuring meat, milk, and recreational livestock. Typically, a hay field can be […]