Monthly Archives: January 2013

Backyard Chickens For Egg Production

Of all the critters that you have to choose from to stock your homestead, chickens should be a no-brainer. Whether you have an urban backyard, or have found yourself a few acres in the country, the backyard chicken can be one of the greatest assets you can have. They provide eggs, meat, manure and insect control to name […]

Emergency Preparedness: What YOU Need To Know

OK… Lets talk about Emergency Preparedness (EP). I know what you are saying. I thought this blog was about “Homesteading”…? Well, for me EP has always gone     hand-in-hand with homesteading. Whether it’s gardening, cultivating fruit trees and berries, raising small livestock or just about anything else going on around the farmstead, all roads […]

Homesteading Is A Way Of Life

Well… here I am… doing what I would have never in a million years thought that I would, or even could ever do. I’m writing a blog. “Blog”… ? What the heck is a “Blog”… ? I think, at least for now, that I can relate to Bill Murray’s neurotic, compulsive, agoraphobic character in the […]