Cozy up with a log cabin quilt on crisp day – Concord Monitor

October 1st, 2015

Concord Monitor
Cozy up with a log cabin quilt on crisp day
Concord Monitor
“The Log Cabin quilt pattern is one of the most beloved and recognized of quilt designs,” writes Karen Griska for the American Quilters Society. “While it's natural to assume that this traditional block originated in the United States during the

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Feeding Greens and Other Garden Materials to Dairy Goats – Mother Earth News

October 1st, 2015

Mother Earth News
Feeding Greens and Other Garden Materials to Dairy Goats
Mother Earth News
Most dairy goats demand a treat in return for allowing you to milk them, often a scoop of grain or other purchased, processed snack. Many years ago, we decided to cut back on grain as much as possible, to reduce both expense and health concerns for our …

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Landmark Michigan log cabin bar burns to the ground – MLive.com

October 1st, 2015

MLive.com
Landmark Michigan log cabin bar burns to the ground
MLive.com
As daylight broke, the bar and restaurant, hailed by locals as "the largest commercial log cabin building east of the Mississippi" was reduced to a smoky frame on the ground. Marlene Kaminski, an owner at the nearby Luzerne Hardware and Sporting Goods, …
Community landmark total loss after morning fire WNEM Saginaw
Historic Ma Deeter's Burns To The Ground In Oscoda County CBS Local

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How Do I Find a Humane Bee Removal Service in My Community?

October 1st, 2015

Bees have nested in your home. How do you get rid of them humanely? There are no easy answers to this situation. After you discover bees have taken nest on your property, the first thing to do is contact a local beekeeping club — and some not-so-local …

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Artist to write play inspired by Beatrice’s historic events

October 1st, 2015

“The letters are incredibly charming and flirtatious,” Cansfield said. Several other homesteading stories from diaries and letters uncovered during his research converged in Cansfield’s writing process. The play will tell different homesteaders’ stories …

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Cookbook Confessions: Sweet and Sour Pig’s Feet

September 30th, 2015

Overall, a search for something wacky, something that no one would eat in the 21st century, produced a surprisingly tasty dish. Perhaps this city girl is ready for a homesteading lifestyle after all.

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Lady Coyotes win home tournament

September 30th, 2015

The homesteading team opened play with a 25-17 and 25-17 win over Pine Bluffs. Dawson Sharman led the team offensively with six kills and two aces, while Anna McLaughlin added two kills in the win. Lanie Thies had a team-high 22 assists and Regyn Hicks led …

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NASA Lays the Groundwork for Homesteading in Space – Space Ref (press release)

September 30th, 2015

Space Ref (press release)
NASA Lays the Groundwork for Homesteading in Space
Space Ref (press release)
When moving from one city to another, people rarely bring their house with them — they just rent, buy or build a new one. Astronauts don't have the luxury of a realtor on other planets, or even a hardware store in space. They generally bring

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Canning up the local bounty

September 30th, 2015

And it doesn’t take need. It takes a creed. And that’s the impetus behind today’s urban homesteading. When it comes to food, it’s about eating locally, healthily and sustainably throughout the year and, at this time of year, canning. “There’s a …

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Can do, say locavores

September 29th, 2015

And it doesn’t take need. It takes a creed. And that’s the impetus behind today’s urban homesteading. When it comes to food, it’s about eating locally, healthily and sustainably throughout the year and, at this time of year, canning. You can bet …

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