Archive for July, 2015

A Red Letter Day in the Blueberry Patch – Mother Earth News

Friday, July 31st, 2015

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A Red Letter Day in the Blueberry Patch
Mother Earth News
All those little inspirations you see on Facebook and read in those 'don't worry, be happy' books always talk about how you need to enjoy every day. Every day is a new beginning. You could be struck by lightning tomorrow so live every day like it's

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Homesteading 2.0: DIY classes – San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)

Friday, July 31st, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
Homesteading 2.0: DIY classes
San Francisco Chronicle (subscription)
Beth Vecchiarelli (left) and Jeriel Sydney lead a workshop in making soaps and salves at Preserved on Piedmont Avenue in Oakland. Beth Vecchiarelli (left) and Jeriel Sydney lead a workshop in… 18 Reasons Learn to make cheese, sausage, miso and more.

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4-H senior aspires at starting own dairy business

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Spengler also won several trophies for his chickens. The small farming or homesteading lifestyle is making a comeback among many across the nation. With the high prices that go hand in hand with the mass production and mass mechanization of food consumed …

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Log cabin deteriorates – Brookings Register

Friday, July 31st, 2015
Log cabin deteriorates
Brookings Register
BROOKINGS – The Brookings County Museum board got some bad news last week. It was known the north foundation log holding up the 133-year-old cabin on the museum site in Volga was rotting away, but until this week they had no idea of the severity.

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iList Contributor Kelsie Gray on Homesteading, Chickens and Deodorant – WKMS

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

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iList Contributor Kelsie Gray on Homesteading, Chickens and Deodorant
WKMS
iList Western Kentucky's iNest columnist/blogger/homesteader Kelsie Gray writes about topics ranging from taking care of chickens in your backyard to making your own deodorant. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte meets Gray and learns more about her writing, …

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Registration open for urban agriculture conference

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

17-19 at West Virginia State University in Institute, West Virginia. The event will feature workshops on topics such as horticulture, homesteading, conservation, marketing, adaptive gardening, livestock and others, as well as a self-guided “Urban Ag Hop …

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Housewares | Can it

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Preserving food in stylish jars, otherwise known as canning, is back in style and, as with any homesteading activity, it’s easier if you have the right tools. We all know what it’s like to be given a lovely jar of something or to pick one up at the …

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Texas: Gohmert Says Banish Gays to an Island; Hey, Log Cabin Repugs, This is … – Ring of Fire

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

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Texas: Gohmert Says Banish Gays to an Island; Hey, Log Cabin Repugs, This is
Ring of Fire
Tea Party Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) is truly something else. His fight against marriage equality is a losing battle, but he still keeps fighting and throwing around flamboyant, anti-gay rhetoric. His latest argument against gay marriage involved a

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A Red Letter Day in the Blueberry Patch

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

All those little inspirations you see on Facebook and read in those ‘don’t worry, be happy’ books always talk about how you need to enjoy every day. Every day is a new beginning. You could be struck by lightning tomorrow so live every day like it’s …

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Dartmouth’s Round The Bend Farm harvests good vibes

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

“We often say we’re not just about this farm, but about all farms in SouthCoast. We’re trying to go back to homesteading skills. We want people to see that what we do here, they can also do at home.” The farm takes a “zero waste” approach, finding use for …

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