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DIY Compost Bins

Today I have an easy homesteading project that anyone can accomplish in a few days with very inexpensive materials. In the hopes of reducing, reusing and recycling, nothing could be better for the planet than composting your kitchen scraps, lawn…
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DIY Composting Toilet

When you gotta go – to compost or flush seems a popular question on the farm. So what I’ve done is build a DIY composting toilet. Years ago I read the Humanure Handbook by Joe Jenkins and was intrigued by…
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The Glamping Garage

Glamping (or glamour camping) I’ve heard is quite a big trend in luxury accommodations. While our glamping garage is not luxurious, we like to joke that it is! At this point in the journey we’re thankful just to be able…
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Garage Clean Up

We had to start somewhere, so we decided to start with the garage. It’s a quaint and beautiful structure built in the 1950’s that many folks pass by on their way into downtown Willsboro. It’s pretty full of assorted stuff…
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Whole Farm Planning – Phase I

With land now under our feet, I’ve embarked on a whole farm planning mission to see the bigger picture and gain insight into the living farm as a whole. Surely no small task and one that cannot be fully explained…
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Our Future Farm

Land Hoe! We got ourselves a farm! The journey that started in January 2013 has hit a major milestone. The one thing we needed to put down roots has finally come! Perhaps the power of positive thinking has prevailed after…
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Living The Dream, Part-time

A few years back, I’m walking through airport security in Heathrow and hand my passport over to the officer. I greet him and say hello how are you doing today, and he looks at me and says sarcastically “just another…