We’ve learned a lot from our first little coop and raising chickens over the years. We learned from the first coop, to build a coop large enough to walk in. Roosters are bigger than hens and need more head space for doors and roosts. But most importantly we learned that chickens are addictive and we […]
Keeping a rabbit colony is the easiest and best way to raise your rabbits. Rabbits love living in group housing and are naturally very social animals. Here are the 5 most commonly asked questions when starting look into raising meat rabbits in a colony and the answers.
When I found out that one of my favorite garden bloggers, Amy Stross from Tenth Acre Farm was writing a book, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it! I was recently given the opportunity to preview her book “The Suburban Micro Farm” and it positively lived up to all my expectations!
I’ve wanted to add chickens to our homestead for years! Before this year, we lived in a place where owning chickens was not an option. Since moving, we have decided to add chickens to our homestead. However, adding them did not come without deep consideration. There’s a lot more to raising laying hens than just […]
Ready to start a garden or learn how to farm but stop in your tracks because you have no yard or land to do it on? Meet me – I’m an organic gardener that has never in her life had a garden of her own, but people pay me to grow theirs! Turns out there […]
We choose not to add electricity to our chicken coop for a number of reasons, but that can pose a problem when it comes to keeping the water from freezing. After learning this trick though, our work has been cut down immensely! See how we keep water from freezing, without electricity!