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Only 2 acres! but less if you buy your wheat and corn or put that into forage for your 'pets'. Also, good links.

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A Half-Acre Farm- a page from my favorite book, Country Life: A Handbook for Realists and Dreamers by Paul Heiney

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TreeHuggerfrom TreeHugger

Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening (Video)

How To Build An Underground Greenhouse And Have Food All Year Round - for when we have a real yard

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Common Sense Homesteadingfrom Common Sense Homesteading

Getting Started Homesteading - Over 20 Posts to Help You Be More Self-Reliant

Getting Started Homesteading - Articles for Beginners Featuring Homesteading Basics

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Intensive Gardening: Grow More Food in Less Space (With the Least Work!) - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

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SF Gatefrom SF Gate

How to Grow Strawberries in Rain Gutters

Grow strawberries in rain gutters

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40 Projects for Building Your Backyard Homestead: A Hands-on, Step-by-Step Sustainable-Living Guide (Gardening) by David Toht {homestead book}

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If you're planning on raising livestock (whether backyard suburban chickens or free range cattle) get the info you need to choose the best meat to raise re: ratio for food, shelter, length of time to table, etc. The infographic compares different livestock species.

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Home in the Finger Lakesfrom Home in the Finger Lakes

Garden Planning: How much will feed my family??

Garden Planning: How much will feed my family?? - Home in the Finger Lakes

Apartment Therapyfrom Apartment Therapy

Backyard Farmers: 25 Websites You Should Be Reading

Backyard Farmers: 25 Websites You Should Be Reading! Backyard farming is crucial nowadays, with rising prices and chemical use in grocers, and should be the main focus of the garden. Flowers are wonderful but food is vital! Plus there are quite a few varieties of edible flowers that are both lovely to look at and munch on.

10+Acre+Farm+Layout+Plans | Sustain Yourself and a Family of 4 on a One Acre Tropical Mini-Farm

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SparkPeoplefrom SparkPeople

The 10 Easiest Vegetables to Grow

The 10 EASIEST Vegetables to Grow: Make this THE YEAR you start that vegetable #garden | via @SparkPeople #gardening

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Backyard Farming ~ ways to grow a substantial amount of your family's food on less than an acre

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Owl Boxes: Create a home for the owl. A family of barn owls can eat up to 3,000 rodents in a four-month period. All, without chemicals. Here's how to attract more to your area...

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