Archive for September, 2013

A good first animal for your homestead (Video)

Monday, September 30th, 2013

A rabbit has a gestation of just 30 days and can be bred back within days of giving birth. The young can be left with their dam up until she is ready to kindle again or the young are big enough to butcher. Rabbits need very little space. The average meat …

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Book Review: “Gaining Ground” by Forrest Pritchard – Mother Earth News

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Mother Earth News
Book Review: “Gaining Ground” by Forrest Pritchard
Mother Earth News
Several weeks ago, my friend Nancy and I enjoyed our second annual girls' get-away to the Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello. We took classes and spoke to vendors and bought seeds and enjoyed ourselves immensely. One of the free workshops 

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Book Review: “Gaining Ground” by Forrest Pritchard

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Immediately, I knew that Mr. Pritchard was different. A graduate of William and Mary with degrees in both Geology and English Lit, he never set out to be a farmer. But it became clear that someone needed to work the land full-time if there was …

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Made in Chelsea stars pose in luxurious fur-draped log cabin as they return to … – Daily Mail

Monday, September 30th, 2013
Made in Chelsea stars pose in luxurious fur-draped log cabin as they return to
Daily Mail
It is not long before the most famous faces in Chelsea return to our TV screens for the sixth series of their Bafta-winning reality show. And always intent on making an impression the cast of Made In Chelsea posed for a new cast shot in a luxurious fur

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Organic living group hosts Homesteading Festival – Travelers Rest Tribune

Monday, September 30th, 2013
Organic living group hosts Homesteading Festival
Travelers Rest Tribune
WILLIAMSTON, S.C. – The South Carolina Organization for Organic Living will hold its inaugural Homesteading Festival on Saturday, Oct. 5 in Williamston, S.C, about 25 minutes south of Greenville. Homesteading Festival Scheduled demonstrations at the 

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Homesteading festival to be held Saturday – Travelers Rest Tribune

Monday, September 30th, 2013
Homesteading festival to be held Saturday
Travelers Rest Tribune
WILLIAMSTON, S.C. – The South Carolina Organization for Organic Living will hold its inaugural Homesteading Festival on Saturday, Oct. 5 in Williamston, S.C, about 15 minutes south of Greenville. Homesteading Festival Scheduled demonstrations at the 

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Homesteading Festival to be held Saturday

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Main Street in downtown Williamston. For more information, including the tentative class schedule and a complete list of vendors, visit the South Carolina Organization for Organic Living website here or find them on Facebook here.

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The Log Cabin Republican – NYTimes.com – New York Times

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

New York Times
The Log Cabin Republican – NYTimes.com
New York Times
ORBISONIA, Pa. — MIKE FLECK, wholesome country boy, cruised to a second term in the State Legislature in 2008, running unopposed in both the Republican primary and the general election. He got 100 percent of the vote in a largely rural, religious, 

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The Log Cabin Republican – New York Times

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

New York Times
The Log Cabin Republican
New York Times
ORBISONIA, Pa. — MIKE FLECK, wholesome country boy, cruised to a second term in the State Legislature in 2008, running unopposed in both the Republican primary and the general election. He got 100 percent of the vote in a largely rural, religious, 

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Officials want to preserve log cabin birthplace of US Army Col. Charles Young … – The Republic

Saturday, September 28th, 2013
Officials want to preserve log cabin birthplace of US Army Col. Charles Young
The Republic
MAYSVILLE, Kentucky — Officials are taking action to preserve the log cabin birthplace of U.S. Army Col. Charles Young in May's Lick. The Ledger Independent reports (http://bit.ly/1evUHRJ ) that Mason County commissioners Annette Walters and Pat McKay 

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