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Checklist for Choosing Your Homestead – Part 2

You’ll find that on the best of checklists there are just things that are missed.  Some are obvious, while others are just surprises – both good and bad. Things we failed to consider that we wish we had: 1.  Financing … Continue reading

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Checklist for Choosing Your Homestead – Part 1

As the rural dreams loom closer to actuality, there are practical measures that must be considered.   From a personal standpoint, the reality of living a rural existence is a far cry from my dreams.  I had a “Gone with the … Continue reading

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Honey and the Honeybee – part 1

With the American honey bee becoming more endangered, its decline threatening crop production and food shortages, we thought it was good practice to include honeybees on the farm. (Not to mention the promise and  sweet temptation of their product: Honey.) … Continue reading

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