When you live within the city limits you tend to have restrictions on the types of animals you can own, and chickens are no exception. But, just because you are allowed to keep chickens on your property does not mean that the neighbors will be understanding, especially if your hens are noisy or stinky due […]
Can you homestead in the city, raising a garden, chickens, and even goats? You sure can! We have done it successfully for the last 8 years, growing and learning more each year. There are some things you will need to know before you begin, however, to avoid heartbreak later on.
Homesteading is about reviving old skills, a lifestyle of self-sufficiency, joining others on the journey, sharing your knowledge to pass down for generations, turning away from a consumer culture and finding happiness with less. Many Homesteaders, rural and urban, practice: Agriculture, Food Preservation, Textile Production, Use Renewable Energy, Preserve Heirloom Vegetables, Raise Livestock and Bees, […]
Are goats right for me? I thought I was in love with my goats, but now I’m not so sure. I have visions of selling them and planting fruit trees in their yard right now. Even my goat-hating husband said I should take some time to think when one evening I wanted to put them […]
What resources do you have available? How well do you utilize what you do have? We’re homesteaders and we don’t have unlimited budgets and time. So here’s how you can make the most of some simple resources available to you.
Building a raised bed was the best gardening solution for our family needs! Join us as we go through the process of building the raised bed and adding it to our existing garden area!