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Week in Pictures

Again, food was center stage as fall’s arrival has kicked things into even higher gear when it comes to preservation and final harvest. Clockwise from top left: 1)Today’s garden harvest is smaller, and I’m starting to pull off any tomato that’s gotten to yellow/orange to bring them in to turn red (our tomato plants have been severely pruned to stop any more blossoms and encourage the energy to go into the remaining green ones on the vine). 901 more words

Weekend In Pictures

Fall workshops announced at Little City Farm

We are so lucky to have something like Little City Farm right here in the neighbourhood, just steps from the community garden.

They are offering a variety of interesting hands-on skills-building workshops again this fall.  348 more words

Community Garden

Jumping In

What really got me into homesteading was zombies. Yes, zombies. My friends and I always joked about what we would do if zombies really attacked. Then I became hooked on a show called Doomsday Preppers. 349 more words


Mac n Cheese in the pressure is possible

I love Mac n Cheese like most people but it does take time to make and that is something I am short of.

how is it done well I did the whole trial and error thing. 155 more words


Never Buy This Food Again

The other night we bought some green onions for our baked potatoes. We enjoy using green onions fairly frequently for omelettes, in soups, or on potatoes. 287 more words


When Your Back is at the Wall-Crisis Homesteading

Yep. Reusing a photo.

This might go slightly beyond Homesteading 101.

I have had to move, quickly and harshly. My new landlord is a thousand times more pleasant and my actual living space is going to be of significantly better quality. 1,784 more words

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95 Skills for the Urban Homesteader

Over the past few years, I have fallen in love with a number of homesteader blogs where people from all over the world share their stories of living off the land, whether as urban backyard farmers maximizing their city spaces or as good old fashioned homesteaders enjoying (and working their bums off in) some acreage in the country. 860 more words