Archive for April, 2015

Photos: Backstage at the Unify Fashion Show at The Log Cabin on April 30 – MassLive.com

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

MassLive.com
Photos: Backstage at the Unify Fashion Show at The Log Cabin on April 30
MassLive.com
Participants prepare and spend time backstage before the Unify Fashion Show on April 30 at the Log Cabin. The Unify Fashion Show, an event presented by Robert Charles Photography, brought 25 students from various Western Massachusetts schools to …

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Channeling the Beverly Hillbillies in Cupertino

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Combined with the fact that the population of urban centers is expanding rapidly, driven in large part by millennials, urban homesteading is poised for growth. But who has time? That’s the gap The Urban Homesteader seeks to fill. It’s a project that …

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Site work begins for log cabin move – Le Mars Daily Sentinel

Thursday, April 30th, 2015
Site work begins for log cabin move
Le Mars Daily Sentinel
The next phase will be to set footings for relocation of the Joy Hollow Log Cabin at the museum, in Le Mars, from the Plymouth County Fairgrounds. "A large part of that parking lot will be grass so we can do some landscaping," Bowman explained. "There

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April Chores at the Deer Isle Hostel and Homestead – Mother Earth News

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Mother Earth News
April Chores at the Deer Isle Hostel and Homestead
Mother Earth News
Needless to say, April has been an exhilarating month at the Deer Isle Hostel. Never mind the six extra inches of snow we got that first week, after that it's been a straight home run towards spring. Spring is always busy, but this year even more so

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The Meaning of Life on an Off-Grid Homestead – Mother Earth News

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Mother Earth News
The Meaning of Life on an Off-Grid Homestead
Mother Earth News
Isn't there a Monty Python movie about the meaning of life? It's kind of a big question. I think I came up with the answer. My epiphany started while I was sorting the recyclables in the garage. This is a big deal in my world, because we only go to the

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Why Gardening at High Elevation Is Challenging – Mother Earth News

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Mother Earth News
Why Gardening at High Elevation Is Challenging
Mother Earth News
Growing vegetables at 9,750-foot elevation can not only be difficult but an annual challenge. Our average snowfall is 264 inches a year and when it finally melts and is only in small patches as depicted in the photo we try to get our seeds planted

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Spring has sprung at Dayton’s 2nd Street Market

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Dayton Urban Green has homesteading supplies and a fine selection of non-GMO, organic seeds, including such hard-to-find varieties as Deer Tongue Lettuce seeds. If you would like to bring spring indoors, The Flowerman has beautiful bouquets of spring …

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The Meaning of Life on an Off-Grid Homestead

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Isn’t there a Monty Python movie about the meaning of life? It’s kind of a big question. I think I came up with the answer. My epiphany started while I was sorting the recyclables in the garage. This is a big deal in my world, because we only go to the …

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Riots rattle Baltimore homeowners, merchants key to urban revitalization

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

But the lottery sale instead started what became the largest urban homesteading project in U.S. history. Lauren, who came to Baltimore in 1965 to attend Johns Hopkins University, recalled that the ’68 riots were so bad that the Army had to come help the …

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April Chores at the Deer Isle Hostel and Homestead

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Needless to say, April has been an exhilarating month at the Deer Isle Hostel. Never mind the six extra inches of snow we got that first week, after that it’s been a straight home run towards spring. Spring is always busy, but this year even more so when …

Read more here…