Back in the 1980s when we lived on the land we had very little money. We used to purchase "end of lay" hens for $1 each and would slaughter and dress them so we could afford to eat chicken twice weekly. These old chooks were tough so needed long … [Read more...] about How To Kill and Process 100 Chickens in 1 Day
Hello folks! I hope this post reaches some of you out there. I am hoping to get the site going again and will be posting a couple times per week. If you come around and glad to be here - leave a comment and let everyone know! I would appreciate it. … [Read more...] about VIDEO: The Garden – Sensible Survival
The Weather Channel is predicting colder than average temperatures through January for the Plains states and the area from southeast Texas to the Florida panhandle. Whether you live in a major metropolitan area or have a ranch covering several acres, … [Read more...] about 4 Tips to Prepare Your Homestead for Winter
Here is another small home on wheels - food for thought. - - Rourke … [Read more...] about Video of the Week: Small Mobile Home
I've been researching vermiculture (and somehow lost it all #!&@#!), but this is the BEST video I have come across on vermiculture on the homestead. Enjoy! … [Read more...] about Video of the Week: Vermiculture and Homesteading
By Bev Sandlin, I go through about one 2 liter pop bottle a week and hate to waste them. Pop bottles have so many uses from storing rice to mini-domes to protect plants in the spring, to irrigation in the garden. Here are … [Read more...] about Pop Bottle Gardening!