Archive for May, 2013

Henry Cooper Log Cabin slated to open on Sunday – Parkersburg News

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Parkersburg News
Henry Cooper Log Cabin slated to open on Sunday
Parkersburg News
PARKERSBURG – The Henry Cooper Log Cabin Museum in Parkersburg's City Park will open for the season Sunday with tours and free admission. The Centennial Chapter of the Daughters of American Pioneers, which operates the log cabin musuem, will

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Historic Cabin Restoration and Reunion June 1 – Gilmer Mirror

Friday, May 31st, 2013
Historic Cabin Restoration and Reunion June 1
Gilmer Mirror
The Truitts selected a home site on a knoll and built a “dogtrot” log cabin similar to those they had experienced in rural Tennessee. The cabin had two eighteen foot square rooms, one with a sleeping loft above, separated by a twelve foot wide dogtrot

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Heavy rain cause flooding for Mayflower resident – Log Cabin Democrat

Friday, May 31st, 2013
Heavy rain cause flooding for Mayflower resident
Log Cabin Democrat
going to be a mess.” (Staff writer Lee Hogan can be reached by email at lee.hogan@thecabin.net or by phone at 505-1246. To comment on this and other stories in the Log Cabin, log on to www.thecabin.net. Send us your news at www.thecabin.net/submit)

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The plusses and minuses of RV homesteading in Ohio’s oil patch

Friday, May 31st, 2013

The Village of Carrollton in the center of Carroll County has passed an ordinance restricting use of RVs as full-time residences. Similar laws are under consideration in other communities in Ohio’s oil patch. In Tuscarawas County, Uhrichsville Mayor …

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Homesteader Fest offers lessons in prairie life skills

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Ever wondered how to compost? Make your own soap? Can those fresh veggies from your garden? Well one Manitoba festival wants to answer all of those questions in one day. Fraserwood, Man., is hosting the first-ever Homesteader Fest, which aims to help urban …

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Town and Country Tour of Homes offers a range of amazing sights – The Tennessean

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Columbia Daily Herald
Town and Country Tour of Homes offers a range of amazing sights
The Tennessean
The Gentry family home, which was finished in 1869, and the farm log cabin are on the tour for the first time. Cindy Gentry, whose college degree is in historic preservation, says she's living the dream by occupying the log cabin. “When we first
Franklin tour of homes June 1-2 Columbia Daily Herald

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Today on Patch: New Boards and a New Look – Patch.com

Thursday, May 30th, 2013
Today on Patch: New Boards and a New Look
Patch.com
That's the Log Cabin at Robin Hill Park. But that big photo isn't the only thing that's better about Patch. Now our news looks better, is easier to comment on, and is easier to share. And right below the news on the homepage you'll see blogs, where we

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Farm & Homestead Day scheduled June 15

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

UNITY — Farm & Homestead Day, a free event that will offer hands-on and interactive sessions on farming and homesteading skills, will be held Saturday, June 15, at the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association’s Common Ground Education …

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Jury Finds Peaceful Dairy Farmer Does Not Need Licenses – Mother Earth News

Thursday, May 30th, 2013
Jury Finds Peaceful Dairy Farmer Does Not Need Licenses
Mother Earth News
The Wisconsin raw dairy farmer, Vernon Hershberger, received a verdict of three “not guilty” counts and one count “guilty” for distributing raw milk through private direct trade. The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund called the verdict “a victory for

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First: Set Up a Workshop – Mother Earth News

Thursday, May 30th, 2013
First: Set Up a Workshop
Mother Earth News
Believe me, as a guy who's still getting started with his homestead, I understand the excitement of diving right into the "glory projects": gardens and bees and solar panels and chickens and rustic fences and sheds with green roofs and more chickens

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