Joel Salatin meets with us at the Texas MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR to discuss the land management practices on Polyface farm.
Composting manure and bedding is a method that can be utilized by both small land owners and even larger farming operations to not only manage manure but produce a beneficial end product.
People ask me all the time for advice about running a farm, particularly single-handedly. Be it weather or animals or growing things, we are not in charge. We can make a plan, as long as we know, plans change. My advice is: Surrender to that.
After discovering MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine, my eyes were opened to the world of homesteading and self-reliance. I took a deep plunge, and learned so much but still have so much to learn. We made some mistakes along the way — and those homesteading mistakes are what I want to talk about.
If you're a coffee drinker on your homestead, and wondering what to do with your empty cans, here are five easy ways to re-purpose them!
Join the virtual Homesteaders' Book Club to read "Off Grid and Free: My Path to the Wilderness" and discuss the book with other homesteaders and the author!
Are you worried about predators getting your chickens?
This is the 17th blog post in an alphabetically organized introduction to homesteading. It covers the importance of personal climate responsibility.
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