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Equipment Tuesday

Today something a bit different. Every homestead has some array of machinery that makes its function possible. Here I want to highlight both the types that we use and the care and handling of these mechanized beasts. 181 more words

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Letting It Grow: Students Use Campus Resources to Farm

What started out as a mere pile of rubble has now sprouted into a blooming, experimental space for students to grow their own vegetables, fruits and herbs. 646 more words


Preparing for winter entry 5: The cleaning 

In the fall like in the spring there is a lot to take care of in order to successfully change seasons. None of us like to be wading through snow banks to retrieve the new expensive rake that was left on the fence line. 340 more words

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Preparing for winter entry 4: switching work focus 

There is a shift in workflow in between the seasons. A change in the type, pace, and goals of the projects that we all take on. 179 more words

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Preparing for winter: Entry 3 heat prep

I will preface this post with a warning. If you are not comfortable hire an expert, if you have never done it before hire an expert. 271 more words

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News from the homestead September 29, 2016

Here is a new thing I’m going to start up. Each Thursday I will bring you news and updates from the homestead. I don’t see it being anything long and drawn out, simply a quick how’s it going. 252 more words

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Learning to spin wrenches

I have recently become a tractor owner. This is partially a need here at the homestead, and partially as a reward for being smoke free for six months. 71 more words

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