There’s an old saying that I learned in Vermont that goes “use it up, wear it out, make do, or do without”. So you’ve used it up, you’ve worn it out, now we are on to the make do stage. Sure, you could just go to the store and buy it, but if you’re like […]
As we begin to gather materials for our off grid tiny cabin and homestead, we find ourselves looking for less expensive or even free lumber to reduce our footprint on the environment and keep cash in our pocket! Here are some of our resources we use to gather free or dirt cheap building materials!
Kombucha! This fizzy, fermented beverage seems to be popping up everywhere these days. From individual bottles sold at convenient stores to entire kombucha bars with many flavors on tap, it is hard to go anywhere without seeing this popular drink, especially if you are a health foodie like me! While all of these commercially sold […]
Every year, the USDA offers to send you two free chicken calendars. The calendars are nicely done and best of all, they’re FREE! The USDA’s site is not user-friendly; however, so learn how to order yours by following the step by step instructions here.
Poultry feed bill getting you down? This is the post for you! Includes 12 ways to get free chicken feed at little to no cost that you may not have thought of before!
Want to start a compost pile, but don’t have enough organic matter? Here are some tips for finding free composting materials!