Archive for April, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat is official lost photo collection point – Log Cabin Democrat

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
Log Cabin Democrat is official lost photo collection point
Log Cabin Democrat
The Log Cabin Democrat's office at 1111 Main Street in Conway is Faulkner County's official drop off location for photographs and identification documents found in tornado cleanup. The newspaper is partnering with National Disaster Photo Rescue to

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Tyler County’s best kept secret: The Jug

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

As legend has it, The Jug was discovered by two homesteading families traveling up stream in search of suitable land. The families camped at The Jug, not knowing its unique terrain. The next morning, one of the families had taken ill, telling their …

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Joel Salatin’s Family Opens Farm for a Field Day Celebrating Food Integrity

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Joel Salatin’s family opens their Polyface Farm in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, once every three years for a field day celebrating food integrity. This is the year and July 19 is the date. “Most sustainable type conferences are held in hotels and non …

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County Fair Season Is Here

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

If you are a born-and-bred keeper of livestock, there are certain rights of passage that our agricultural system expects you to participate in. One of these is the annual cycle of county-based livestock breeding competitions we’ve come to celebrate in …

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Principles of Forage Recovery Chart

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Winter has it’s challenges, but the snow-capped beauty and the adventure of living simply amongst it… Versatile Basil: Companion Planting, Bee Forage, Herb and Pesto Basil is a versatile herb that can be used for companion planting, bee forage, year …

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Homer’s Best Bets

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Learn about one family’s homesteading food systems and how they acclimate and make available heirloom seeds. Ember Jackinsky speaks on “Sustainable Foods for Future Generations” at 5 p.m. today at the Pratt Museum. If it’s nice out, the talk is out …

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DOXA 2014 review: The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

A German doctor and his mistress abandoned materialistic society in 1929 to start over in a remote tropical “paradise”, Adam and Eve–style, but the arrival of homesteading neighbours and a phony baroness and her entourage ultimately led to three …

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Preparedness in case of catastrophe is emphasis for Kansas ‘prepper’ expo at Holton

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Vendors will have a myriad of goods and services, including a nature-based adventure school specializing in preparedness, high tech solutions to homesteading, long term food and water storage, precious metals and bullion dealers, and military surplus …

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Tips For A Neighborhood Fruit and Nut Harvester

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Written for city dwellers by city dwellers, The Urban Homestead (Process Media, 2010) is an illustrated instruction guidebook for the homesteading movement. Kelly Croyne and Erik Knutzen show how to grow and preserve your own food, clean your house without …

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Network connections — One Percent for the Planet links up area business, nonprofit with similar values

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Then, you’ll be able to go to one place to learn about various educational opportunities, such as raising backyard chickens, beekeeping, urban homesteading, bicycle workshops, rain barrel workshops, local energy sources, cooking classes and so on.

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