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It's breakfast time! Learn all you need to know about raising a flock from Harvey Ussery and The Small-Scale Poultry Flock: http://www.chelseagreen.com/the-small-scale-poultry-flock

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Ben Falk (The Resilient Farm and Homestead) is growing rice in Vermont (yep, Vermont). Find out how: http://www.chelseagreen.com/the-resilient-farm-and-homestead/

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by Makenna GoodmanOctober 21, 2010Having food resiliency is as much about learning how to store and use food properly as it is about growing it. The key is learning interdependence not independence.In an age of erratic weather and instability, it’s increasingly important to develop a greater self-reliance when it comes to food. And because of …

Food in Uncertain Times: How to Grow and Store the 5 Crops You Need to Survive - Blog

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089 The New Wildcrafted Cuisine with Pascal Baudar

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089 The New Wildcrafted Cuisine with Pascal Baudar

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Learn how to feed and care for your bees in a biodynamic way from winegrower and author Deirdre Heekin. Here she provides her recipe for "bee tea."

Feed Bees Biodynamically with Bee Tea - Blog

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So you're pondering this whole homestead thing for 2015? Should you take the plunge now, or wait? 7 reasons to start homesteading NOW!

7 Reasons to Start Homesteading Today

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When is it OK to eat roadkill? Author Ben Hewitt dishes on what to look for when it comes to "asphalt hunting" - http://goo.gl/b93bo8

Roadkill 101: An Insider's Guide to 'Asphalt Hunting' - Chelsea Green

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Thinking about adding a laying flock to your backyard? Here are the pros and cons of raising ducks vs. chickens - Chelsea Green - http://goo.gl/DbtIyY

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Get ready for maple sugaring season with these easy to follow steps on how to tap a tree - Chelsea Green http://goo.gl/w2H0pD

Get Ready for Maple Sugaring Season - Chelsea Green

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As temps start to drop, make sure you're ready to preserve your root vegetables with this DIY root cellar from gardening legend Eliot Coleman. Plus more projects and recipes to add to your Fall to-do list

Eliot Coleman's Guide to Creating a Root Cellar - Chelsea Green

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Easy to Make Drying Trays - Chelsea Green : http://goo.gl/GTmnNz

Easy to Make Drying Trays - Chelsea Green

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How to Re-Grow Vegetables - Little House Living

How to Re-Grow Store Bought Vegetables

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50 Things You Can Stop Buying & Start Making

50 Things You Should Stop Buying & Start Making

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Good tips for growing blackberries, raspberries , blueberries...

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How to Care for Ducklings

Raising Ducks - How to Care for Ducklings : HGTV Gardens

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Homestead Water Sources and Options

Homestead Water Sources and Options

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This well-designed garden plan makes it easy to put chickens to work in the garden. You can give your birds direct access to deposit manure fertilizer into your beds and enlist your birds for organic pest control as needed. Read more: http://www.motherearthnews.com/multimedia/image-gallery.aspx?id=2147513865=2#ixzz2Q1BX98p1

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Nice idea for on top of a chicken coop. What a great way to keep them cooler in the summer and warm in the winter!

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The Small-Scale Poultry Flock An All-Natural Approach to Raising Chickens and Other Fowl for Home and Market Growers by Harvey Ussery Foreword by Joel Salatin

The Small-Scale Poultry Flock by Harvey Ussery - Chelsea Green

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Holy Shit Managing Manure To Save Mankind by Gene Logsdon

Holy Shit by , Gene Logsdon - Chelsea Green

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How to grow honeysuckle from cuttings

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Espalier fruit trees

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Cow VS Goat: Which one is right for YOUR homestead? I like this post because it weighs out the pros and cons of each. #cow #goat #homedairy

Home Dairy 101: Cow vs. Goat

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Hometead Waterworks | Homestead Honey Capturing and storing water with farm ponds and swales.

Homestead Waterworks - Homestead Honey

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