• CONCRETE REMOVAL

    Before, during, after, goats enjoy playing on concrete pile A few years ago we removed theback 1/2 of the drivewayso that the property could retain any…


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  • WATER WISE WAYS

    O Water Where Art Thou? Over the last 15 years on the urban homestead we implemented a few water saving conservation practices (and we still have a ways…


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  • ODDS & ENDS

    Roof update The guys spent most of the past couple days trying to finish the last bit of plywood on the roof eaves. First, they lifted up and leveled the…


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  • ODDS & ENDS

    Roof update The guys spent most of the past couple days trying to finish the last bit of plywood on the roof eaves. First, they lifted up and leveled the…


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  • AFTER THE RAIN

    Snapshots from the backyard Here are the latest photos from the backyard right after the rain storm yesterday.   You can see the new rock bed, lodge pole…


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  • JUGGLING ACT

    “Hauling your own water makes you aware of how much gets used and how little you actually need. You become part of the system, not just a detached, unquenchable…


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  • ORANGE BOWL

    Oranges ready for juicing The orange harvest is a blessing at this time of year. We’ve been making refreshing and delicious OJ and drinking it throughout the day….


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  • ANOTHER STEP FORWARD

    WATER-LESS LOO “The typical American uses 13,000 gallons of water each year to remove a mere 165 gallons of body ‘waste.'” “There are two kinds of people in the world,…


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  • FREEDOM’S PATH

    Backyard progress A Farmer depends on himself, and the land and the weather. If you’re a farmer, you raise what you eat, you raise what you wear,…


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  • FREEDOM'S PATH

    Backyard progress A Farmer depends on himself, and the land and the weather. If you’re a farmer, you raise what you eat, you raise what you wear,…


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