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August 2014

Too Many Chickens? Make Soup!

Not Enough Eggs? Nothing puts a damper on keeping chickens like a high feed bill, too many aggressive roosters, and a flock …

How to Pressure Can Meat, Poultry, and Fish

Preserving The Bounty Preserving the bounty from your homestead is an important skill to learn. Not only will it save money and provide healthy …

Egg Production Slowing Down?

Fewer Eggs in Autumn? As the days get shorter you are likely to notice lower egg production in your laying hens. It’s …

Zucchini Pineapple Bread

The Best Way to Eat a Zucchini? Zucchini bread is definitely my favorite way to eat zucchini, go figure. 🙂 So when …

The Self-Sufficient Home ~ a Book Review

The Self-Sufficient Home By Nancy Hoffman This book provides an overview of the many aspects of living a more self sufficient lifestyle. …

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Energy Conservation at Home – Part 2

by Dr. Tom Lombardo You may also be interested in reading Renewable Energy for Self Sufficiency Part 1 of this series looked …

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Energy Conservation at Home – Part 1

by Dr. Tom Lombardo You may also be interested in reading Energy Conservation at Home Part 2 and Renewable Energy for Self …