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Trying to Fatten Up Our Goat

Trying to Fatten Up Our Goat

Blossom is the newest goat on the farm, she’s a 2-year old LaMancha and has possibly been bred, due to kid in either January or February. Most people notice right away, Blossom doesn’t seem to have ears. LaMancha goats are…

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Nutrient Dense Foods

Nutrient Dense Foods

Calories that count We learned in the first post in this series that the fundamental purpose of a homestead is to grow calories to sustain the lives of the people who live on it. If you make all your important…

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The 33 Best Gift Ideas for the Modern Homesteader

The 33 Best Gift Ideas for the Modern …

What to Buy for the Homesteader in Your Life The holidays are upon us and if you’re like me, you’ve done the shopping for the “easy” people on your list, and you’re trying to figure out what to get for…

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The Beginning of the Fowl Flock

The Beginning of the Fowl Flock

The easiest animal product to get started with on a farm is eggs. We started our little farm journey in the summer, long after “Chick Days” ended at the feed stores around us, and I was a little leery about…

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