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For 100 Days, This Dad Of 4 Tried Growing All His Family's Food
We care about where our food comes from.
This past May, Justin Rhodes, a North Carolina homesteader and vlogger, decided to take on a challenge: He would spend the next 100 days trying to grow and raise as much of the food his family of six eats.
Q&A With Joe Conway, Author of
Get Back Stay Back: 2nd Generation Back-to-the-Landers in Maine
Backyard beekeeper and small egg producer
These newcomers face impossibly-priced agricultural land and extreme weather, but with these challenges also comes something the first generation of back-to-the-landers did not have.
Secular Homesteading: I Thought We Were Talking About Goat Cheese
Memoirist, essayist, teacher, mountain biker, fan of craft bee...
Recently, my husband and I moved to an old homestead in the woods and began raising a few vegetables, some bees, a couple dozen chickens, a handful of dairy goats. Since neither of us was raised on a farm, we naturally turned to the Internet for information about how to do it correctly.
Join the Revolution -- It's Not What You Think
Creative Change Agent, spiritMuse, Connector, Good Food Revolu...
Potluck Parties And A Q&A With Author Ashley English
Backyard beekeeper and small egg producer
Now that English is an adult, it should come as no surprise that she loves to host parties herself.
True American Grit
President and founder of iNK Think Tank, Inc. /children's nonf...
According to psychologist, Angela Duckworth, the most important trait for success is grit. There is no better example than American homesteaders.
Bringing Home the Bacon: Labor and Self Reliance in Knowing Our Food
Principal, Taking Root
Growing Your Own Coffee? Choose The Best Plants For Your Region
Kim and Barry Hovland
The terrain here in Costa Rica varies sometimes from footstep to footstep. When we decided on growing coffee, we set out to find a coffee plant that would meet our unique requirements.
Is This NYC Nonprofit Teaching Homeless To Break In To Vacant Buildings?
Emily Heinz Bina
First-hand Food: Aiming for Self-sufficient? Do the Math.
Effete urban journalist, gone to hayseed: StarvingofftheLand.com
If you're not growing, raising, hunting, foraging, or fishing your own food, you're behind the curve. Chickens and gardens, pigs and turkeys, rods and guns, are all showing up at the homes of what used to be milquetoast supermarket shoppers.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
How Much Land Do You Need To Go Off The Grid?
From the Front Lines of the Great New Mexico Gas-Out
Judith Acosta, LISW, CCH
Author, 'The Next Osama'; Co-author, 'Verbal First Aid'
Why are we asking other people, especially corporate or governmental entities what we're supposed to do? What are we thinking? What was I thinking?
U.S. Cities Are Giving Away Land To Earn Money
'Urban Homesteading'? That'll Cost You
Jeanne Ponessa Fratello
Editor, The Jolly Tomato
While the "slow food" movement has produced thousands of enthusiasts who want to return to the roots of old-time cookery, the equipment supply stream hasn't quite caught up yet.
How to Make Small Batch Strawberry Jam (VIDEO)
Co-founder, Cooking Up a Story
Canning strawberry jam is a great way to preserve fresh strawberries (and other berries) for year-round enjoyment.
You Can Be an Urban Farmer!
Blogger, Chelsea Green Publishing
You can grow nutritious sprouts on a counter top, salad greens on a windowsill, dwarf fruit trees on a patio, tomatoes on a balcony, and much more.
From Little ACORNs Grow
ACORN is taking action at the local and national level, doing everything they can to help people hang onto their homes and renegotiate the terms of predatory loans.
How Am I Going to Do This?!
Mom, bookseller, chicken wrangler, writer
How am I going to do this? It is a question I have asked myself plenty of times since my separation and divorce. Once there were two of us who could tackle a problem. Now there is only me.
Invasive Plant Recipe: Japanese Knotweed Fruit Leather
Journalist, beekeeper and author of "Compost City: Practical C...
I've learned that Japanese Knotweed is a delicious edible, tasting of green apples and rhubarb with a light vegetal note.
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