Archive for April, 2013

Historic Linden log cabin moving south – Post-Tribune

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
Historic Linden log cabin moving south
Post-Tribune
PORTAGE — The Linden log cabin, which has roots back to Northwest Indiana's early settlers, will be on the move south to Kouts where it likely will rest on the Collier Lodge archeological dig site. John Hodson, founder and president of the Kankakee

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Pollinate: A new homesteading oasis – Berkeleyside

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Berkeleyside
Pollinate: A new homesteading oasis
Berkeleyside
Fruit orchards, largely apricot and cherry, dominated the area in the late 19th century. Now, a new urban homesteading shop, Pollinate Farm & Garden, hopes the East Oakland neighborhood might tap into its historical roots, take advantage of the area's
Fruitvale Gets an Urban Farm Store East Bay Express

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Pollinate Farm & Garden: A new homesteading oasis – Berkeleyside

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Berkeleyside
Pollinate Farm & Garden: A new homesteading oasis
Berkeleyside
Fruit orchards, largely apricot and cherry, dominated the area in the late 19th century. Now, a new urban homesteading shop, Pollinate Farm & Garden, hopes the East Oakland neighborhood might tap into its historical roots, take advantage of the area's

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Fruitvale Gets an Urban Farm Store

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Located in Oakland’s Fruitvale district, Pollinate launched in late March, but this weekend will be the store’s official grand opening. Jolynn Lacasse “What we’re helping people to do is to grow and to raise food,” Evans explained.

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Pollinate Farm & Garden: A new homesteading oasis

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

The spacious, light and freshly-painted space now offers all manner of tools for the urban homesteader, including: livestock feeds; beekeeping supplies; vegetable seeds and plants; organic fertilizers; garden tools and supplies; irrigation …

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Pollinate: A new homesteading oasis

Monday, April 29th, 2013

There’s a ‘book corner’ where customers can browse, and buy, books, and a roll-up door at the back that opens to reveal a large yard which already has an active beehive, tomato plants and a mushroom patch. The store is planning to offer a …

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Broomcorn: A Multipurpose Grain Crop – Mother Earth News

Monday, April 29th, 2013
Broomcorn: A Multipurpose Grain Crop
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Maker Faire Bay Area 2013 Hosts HOMEGROWN Village Featuring All Things Food for Makers and Foodies to Gardeners and Cooks

Monday, April 29th, 2013

SEBASTOPOL, CA–(Marketwired – Apr 29, 2013) – Maker Faire, the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth, to be held on May 18 and 19 at the San Mateo County Event Center will spotlight food making — and makers, urban homesteading and farming, and sustainable …

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Genealogy experts to appear at annual symposium

Sunday, April 28th, 2013

Registration is underway for the 2013 Land Records and Genealogy Symposium being held July 12 and 13 in the Truman Center on the Southeast Community College Beatrice campus. Participants will learn about the latest technologies used by genealogists to …

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A Home-Based Business Opportunity That Started with Beekeeping – Mother Earth News

Friday, April 26th, 2013
A Home-Based Business Opportunity That Started with Beekeeping
Mother Earth News
I didn't expect to catch “bee fever” when I first started beekeeping. The initial idea had been to aid in the pollination of our vegetable garden and to increase our family's self-sufficiency, but after my first summer as a beekeeper I was hooked. I

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