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Why urban homesteading?

Is it just a fad? Admittedly, there seems to be an aesthetic connection to a few other trends – the omnipresent hipster beard being one of them. 327 more words


#77 - "Urban Homesteading"

The ‘Sterds share their thoughts about urban homesteading. Unprompted, of course.

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Creative Commons Music: “Habitual Ritual” by Revolution Void… 33 more words


Death (and Rebirth) by Cold Frame Solar Oven

(This post is dedicated to our friends Tim Chavez and Suzanne Csejtey, local masters of solar power.)

I guess I didn’t really check the forecast all that well yesterday morning because I decided to leave our cold frame closed to benefit some seeds I had set to germinate. 268 more words

Fresh salad!

Fresh salad, straight from our garden/yard. Yum! I needed to thin out the lettuce from the small garden, I picked some of the over-wintered-but-not-doing-so-well spinach from the big garden, and I found some dandelion greens in the yard. 120 more words

Portland Interlude

5 Photo Friday: Flat Stanley Visits Tanzania

The second grade class at Cambridge Elementary School in Cambridge, Illinois, is reading the book Flat Stanley. Do you know that story? Stanley is a boy who is flattened when a bulletin board falls on him, and his flatness allows him to travel the world by mail. 527 more words

Family Time

A DIY Tree Grafting Handout

So this is a handout I just put together for a few grafting workshops I will be teaching in the upcoming weeks!  I am pretty excited to be sharing some awesome homesteading skills with people who want to learn how to graft trees!   1,297 more words