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A homesteading website where we talk about gardening, livestock, food preservation, self sufficiency, sustainability, self reliance, urban homesteading, permaculture, foraging, hunting, fishing and the skills that will help you in your homesteading journey.

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How To Plant Trees On Your Homestead

One of the greatest assets to any homestead are the productive trees growing on your property. In this article I will cover some tips for planting them on your homestead which should give you the best results for having healthy and productive trees. Picking The Right Trees For Your Climate ...
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Family Homesteading With Guest Teri Page

The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 114 – February 11, 2019 – Family Homesteading With Guest Teri Page. https://api.spreaker.com/download/episode/17008553/114_family_homesteading_with_guest_teri_page.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS On today’s podcast episode I’m joined by Teri Page to discuss her new book “Family Homesteading: The Ultimate Guide to ...
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Recommended Item Of The Week: Kitchen Compost Pail

If you’re going to grow a great organic vegetable garden you first have to grow good soil and to grow good soil compost is going to play a huge part on your homestead. For a lot of folks some of the most difficult parts of composting are overcoming the undesirable ...
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Building Your Own Organic Garden Oasis With Guest Jackie Beyer

The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 113 – February 3, 2019 – Building Your Own Organic Garden Oasis With Guest Jackie Beyer of the Organic Gardener Podcast. https://api.spreaker.com/download/episode/16941146/113_building_your_own_organic_garden_oasis_with_guest_jackie_beyer.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS On today’s podcast episode I have a chat with Jackie Beyer ...
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How To Turn Your Home Into A Homestead

No matter where you live you can homestead! However what you can do on your homestead may be determined or limited by where you live. In this article I will go over how to evaluate your property to determine the possibilities and limitations that will help you decide what homesteading ...
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