Archive for October, 2014

7 elaborate urban farms

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen practice what they call “radical home ec.” Their Los Angeles home, which is often featured on their homesteading blog Root Simple, features a 1/12th-acre lot with bee hives, a chicken coop, fruit trees, vegetables, a rain …

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3RD Annual Energy EXPO – A World Of Discovery Nov. 8th in DeFuniak Springs ……

Friday, October 31st, 2014

An electrical motorcycle and a Tesla car will be among the displays items. “Green builders” and contractors, government agencies, farmers, homesteading/self-sustainability experts will be available with residential and commercial exhibits and materials …

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21 Acres: Classic Composting Strategies For Fall- Worm Bin Workshop

Friday, October 31st, 2014

His passion for local and durable sustainability led him to study and practice homesteading in a number of environments where composting was an important land use practice. He is eager to share his knowledge and his experience with all audiences.

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Remembering the homesteaders of Otterbein – Baltimore Sun

Friday, October 31st, 2014
Remembering the homesteaders of Otterbein
Baltimore Sun
A recent article about a million-dollar price on a West Lee Street rowhouse reminded me of the autumn of 1974, when I became a participant in neighborhood advocacy journalism. My story ran Nov. 1, 1974, in the old News American and detailed how the

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Fresh or Frozen Organic Whole Turkeys – Mother Earth News

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Mother Earth News
Fresh or Frozen Organic Whole Turkeys
Mother Earth News
Organic whole turkeys will be butchered, packaged, distributed, purchased and roasted by the thousands over the next 30 days all across the USA. The average Mother Earth News reader (whether you're a commercial livestock producer, hobby farmer, …

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Byron Colby Barn hosts screening of program featuring Prairie Crossing Farm

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Currently in its fifth season, this gardening series covers topics such as edible gardening, urban homesteading, hobby farming, seasonal cooking, canning and preserving the harvest. The episode features scenic vistas of the community, organic farm …

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Rural Heritage Days honor farming, homesteading traditions.

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Ste. Genevieve has a number of events focusing on its historical roots, but Jack Donze envisioned another signature activity, one that literally started from the ground up. Donze wanted visitors to the Southeast Missouri town to experience farming and …

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Maldonado challenging incumbent Cale Case in Senate District 25

Friday, October 31st, 2014

The boundary issue arose last year when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency determined that the WRIR includes Riverton and other land set aside for homesteading in 1905. Until a court ruling is made, Maldonado said Case shouldn’t be so certain of what …

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NKU’s historic cabin being preserved for teaching – Cincinnati.com

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Cincinnati.com
NKU's historic cabin being preserved for teaching
Cincinnati.com
Brian Hackett, director of the public history program at NKU, in a mid-19th century log cabin that was moved to NKU in 1979. It was beginning to fall into disrepair so NKU employees, Hackett and some of his students have begun re-chinking the logs and …

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How to find a poem in 200-year old newspapers

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Debate Summary This Wilson Dialogue will explore the global environmental and financial effect of… Land of Their Own: The Homestead Dream The Homestead Dream features the letters of Uriah and Mattie Oblinger and their homesteading in…

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