Archive for February, 2014

Why You Should be Eating Bugs and Other Gross Things – Homesteading and … – Mother Earth News

Friday, February 28th, 2014

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Why You Should be Eating Bugs and Other Gross Things – Homesteading and
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When we go to a grocery store and think about shelling out big bucks for a lobster or crab, or grabbing some plastic-wrapped chicken cutlets for that matter, we are stepping on and driving around a lot of food. Whether it's roadkill, weeds or insects

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Two Homesteaders Collaborate On Weather, Part 3 – Homesteading and … – Mother Earth News

Friday, February 28th, 2014
Two Homesteaders Collaborate On Weather, Part 3 – Homesteading and
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Part one and two of this brief series is about how Ed Essex – Washington, and Bruce McElmurray – Colorado experience and cope with the mountain weather at 4,200' and 9750' elevation. Part three is about their greatest weather fear. Their answers are 

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Why You Should be Eating Bugs and Other Gross Things – Mother Earth News

Friday, February 28th, 2014

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Why You Should be Eating Bugs and Other Gross Things
Mother Earth News
When we go to a grocery store and think about shelling out big bucks for a lobster or crab, or grabbing some plastic-wrapped chicken cutlets for that matter, we are stepping on and driving around a lot of food. Whether it's roadkill, weeds or insects

Read more here…


Two Homesteaders Collaborate On Weather, Part 3 – Mother Earth News

Friday, February 28th, 2014
Two Homesteaders Collaborate On Weather, Part 3
Mother Earth News
Part one and two of this brief series is about how Ed Essex – Washington, and Bruce McElmurray – Colorado experience and cope with the mountain weather at 4,200' and 9750' elevation. Part three is about their greatest weather fear. Their answers are 

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Spring Homesteading Projects – Homesteading and Livestock – MOTHER … – Mother Earth News

Friday, February 28th, 2014

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Spring Homesteading Projects – Homesteading and Livestock – MOTHER
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Springtime begins on our little homestead while the snow shovels still stand ready for use. It's not just the calendar that says spring is coming; the animals also know. It only takes a day in the upper 40's to allow the honey bees to come out. These

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Late Winter Honeybee Hive Manipulations – Mother Earth News

Friday, February 28th, 2014

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Late Winter Honeybee Hive Manipulations
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IMG_0633.JPG Beekeeping is about weather watching. On February 18th, the Sandhill cranes flew over my middle Tennessee home on their migration north, the mercury on the front porch hit 68 degrees, and the honeybees broke their cluster, flying and 

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Spring Homestead Projects – Mother Earth News

Friday, February 28th, 2014

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Spring Homestead Projects
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Springtime begins on our little homestead while the snow shovels still stand ready for use. It's not just the calendar that says spring is coming; the animals also know. It only takes a day in the upper 40's to allow the honey bees to come out. These

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Homestead monument consistently drawing visitors

Friday, February 28th, 2014

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — Tourism is alive in Beatrice as the home of the Homestead National Monument of America. Each year, the monument brings up to 100,000 visitors to the community who spend $3.2 million in the area, Homestead National Monument of …

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Fire destroys log cabin in George’s Lake area – CBC.ca

Friday, February 28th, 2014
Fire destroys log cabin in George's Lake area
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A fire completely destroyed a large log cabin on Newfoundland's west coast on Thursday night. The blaze broke out on Beaver Pond Road in the George's Lake area, which is about 15 minutes west of Corner Brook. When fire crews arrived around 9 p.m., the 

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Late Winter Honeybee Hive Manipulations

Friday, February 28th, 2014

(See “End-of-Summer Hive Inspection” at PersimmonRidgeHoneyFarm.com.) On the first day of the warmup, I visited my 3 apiaries and each of their hives. I was careful not disturb the brood chambers, where the bees cluster in cold weather and where …

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