The Inspiring Side Of Urban Homesteading

Recently I have been checking out a few websites of folks making a difference in the world through urban homesteading. One of the things I find inspiring about these folks is the community involvement that seems to take place and the positive change their urban homesteading endeavors seem to have throughout that community. Here are […]

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The Sprouted Pitchfork, Book Giveaway and Greenhouse Kits

  The Sprouted Pitchfork . Found another good podcast a couple days ago that just got started a few months back, it’s called “The Sprouted Pitchfork” and I like it. It is hosted by Dustin Ogden and he has a casual interview style with his guests and is a pretty entertaining guy. It’s one I […]

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Christmas Traditions at The Small Town Homestead

So often on the homestead we focus on other seasons of year, in the spring we are planting, in the fall we are harvesting, but this time of the year for us is a season of traditions. It really begins the Friday after Thanksgiving when our bellies are still full, we put on some classic Christmas music and dig all the decorations up out of the basement, we put up the tree and set out all the trinkets.

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Changing The Rabbitry and Preparing For Quail

Changing the Rabbitry Over the last year and a half my rabbitry went from cages to a colony setup in a 10′ x 24′ pen and now is getting taken back to cages. Why? When I first left the cages for the colony it was for a few reasons. First was my own desire to […]

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Preparedness and Homesteaders Everywhere

Preparedness I was reminded today of the importance of being prepared. My 2003 Trailblazer broke down on the way to work this morning, it was 1:30 a.m. and 28 degrees outside. I had to push it about 2 blocks into a parking lot to get it off the road and walk about a quarter mile […]

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Pond Aquaponics and Thanksgiving Leftovers

Existing Pond Aquaponics I have been putting a lot of thought into installing aquaponics into my backyard design. I’ve considered every design out there and thought about placement and function, but one thing I had not considered until today was using my small existing backyard pond to build from rather than building a whole system. […]

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New Podcasts and Best Work Pants

Two New Podcasts I found two new podcasts to listen to that I really like, one is especially good rising immediately to the top of my favorite podcasts. One is called the Permaculture Realized Podcast, if your interested in permaculture you will probably enjoy this one. They have some great guests and some great topics. […]

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How To Compost Without The Smell

http://api.spreaker.com/download/episode/7264820/how_to_compost_without_the_smell.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday is Day 19 of our 30 days of homesteading Q&A on the podcast where I have reached out to some of the best bloggers and podcasters in the homesteading space to answer your questions about homesteading. Each episode will feature one question and answer […]

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Emergency Bag and Aquaponics Plans

. Emergency Bag Finishing up this four day holiday weekend and back to the ol’ grind tomorrow. For those of you who don’t know I drive a semi for a living and tomorrow I start a new route, I will still be home every night but I will be going further away from home rather […]

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New Book, Anniversary and Seeds

. New Book I just purchased two copies of “Modern Homesteading: Rediscovering the American Dream” A Wranglerstar Production, one is for me and the other I will be giving away. I will be sharing the details on how you can win this book in a few days so keep checking in to find out more about […]

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