Tips For The New Gardener

By Tom Kovach Residents of the Great Plains, it is said, had an imagination as fertile as their soil. In trying to get settlers to...

Practical Prepping

I decided for my own family that I wanted to take a more practical approach to preparing. I don’t call it prepping, I prefer to look at it as living a sustainable, yet useful life.

Low-cost living: Frugality as a way of life

By Patrice Lewis Back in 1990, as newlyweds, my husband and I were normal. We lived in a rental house in Sacramento. We had two...

The circle of homesteading

By Patrice Lewis It all started one day about 20 years ago when I was cleaning the barn. My task involved shoveling manure into a compost...

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