Archive for June, 2009

Candler author pens series on living sustainably – Asheville Citizen-Times

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
Candler author pens series on living sustainably
Asheville Citizen-Times
In the past year, the Candler resident has been chronicling her journeys in homesteading, a term now used to mean living a sustainable, agrarian lifestyle.

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Home, sweet homestead: Candler author pens series on living … – Asheville Citizen-Times

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

These days, she’s got another saying to add to the rotation: “You are what you write.” In the past year, the Candler resident has been chronicling her journeys in homesteading, a term now used to mean living a sustainable, agrarian lifestyle. She …

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Home Sweet (Urban) Homestead – New York Times

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

With its high crime and poverty rates, Oakland doesn’t have nearly the same precious food culture — or produce — that defines nearby Berkeley and San Francisco. But Fernald and Sardo’s home is a modern homestead, preserving the larder for …

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Urbavore’s Dilemma: Where’s the beef? At the Green Fooder’s house – Westword

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
Urbavore’s Dilemma: Where’s the beef? At the Green Fooder’s house
Westword
By Joel Warner in Urbavore’s Dilemma Urbavore’s Dilemma is an ongoing web series detailing city dwellers’ commitment to urban homesteading.

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Unloved juniper trees providing logs for home – Coos Bay World

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
Unloved juniper trees providing logs for home
Coos Bay World
(AP) – Terry Wilson had always wanted a log cabin, so she and her husband Mark bought a chain saw and built one. Out of juniper.

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Sen. Judd Gregg: The US is taking on more debt than it can handle – The Union Leader

Monday, June 29th, 2009
Sen. Judd Gregg: The US is taking on more debt than it can handle
The Union Leader
Maybe he should get his hands dirty building the tar paper shacks on his property that will house all the illegal aliens that will be homesteading there,

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Pony up in thw Wild West – The Tribune

Monday, June 29th, 2009
Pony up in thw Wild West
The Tribune
Just as Don learned the ropes from his father who began homesteading in the Handhills area in 1916, he shares his spread of 10000 acres of grain,

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Libraries statewide receive rural heritage grants – Tacoma Daily News

Monday, June 29th, 2009
Libraries statewide receive rural heritage grants
Tacoma Daily News
The library will work to digitize material held in the collections of private citizens and small cultural institutions to depict early homesteading and town

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Review: patiofarmersguild.com – OregonLive.com

Monday, June 29th, 2009
Review: patiofarmersguild.com
OregonLive.com
The goal is for the Web site to “become a community for anyone interested in patio farming, self-sufficiency, urban homesteading, food preservation,

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Traveling back in time in Old Victoria – UpperMichigansSource.com powerd by WLUC TV6

Monday, June 29th, 2009
Traveling back in time in Old Victoria
UpperMichigansSource.com powerd by WLUC TV6
Sunday was Log Cabin Day in Michigan and to celebrate, people could take a walk back in time to Old Victoria, near the town of Rockland. From 1899 to 1921,

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