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Food Is Important.

I recently noticed that as homesteaders, our lives revolve around food. Not being obsessed with eating it, but in order to have it, we have to procure it somehow. 176 more words

Doing Things For Cheap

Friday Round Up-Yes, It's Sunday

For the last couple of weeks this was meant to be a Friday Round-Up but I got so busy with writing projects that it’s become a Sunday one instead. 134 more words

Friday Round Up

They Grew Because We Ignored Them

This year we grew some of our own vegetables from seed for transplanting into the garden. These were tomatoes, cabbage, brussels, broccoli, oregano, basil. Everything grew and grew. 99 more words

Do It Yourself

How to Increase your Garlic Production for Free!

Hard Neck Garlic that is left to grow and mature, form umbels. Depending on the type of garlic you have, an umbel can contain anywhere between 40 and 200 bulbils. 300 more words

Keep Provisions Flowing

Day Two: Twisted Stickers

I used the last of my greens today, I bought some last week at Pomme Natural Market, which is a great local grocery store to buy basic bulk and amazing (mostly) organic deli items, downtown Vancouver (and it’s locally owned). 314 more words

Ella Vint

The Gardening Bug Has Bit!

Two of my neighbors have put in gardens, with the cardboard layering method and their gardens look wonderful. After the rain, and the first real sun in days, I went for a bike ride. 199 more words


#542 The Quarter Acre Farm by Spring Warren

The Quarter Acre Farm by Spring Warren

Spring decided that she wanted to provide most of the food she ate from her small plot of land, about a quarter of an acre. 314 more words