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Self-Reliance

How to Get Fresh Food on the Homestead in Winter

Rural Maine is beautiful when the snow falls, covering everything but the evergreens in 100, sometimes 200, inches of white. The air is crisp and cold and a new way of homestead living kicks in...

Homesteading

Hunting, Fishing, and a Full Pantry in Rural Maine

Our daily routine in Bangor, Maine was getting to me. Up before the sun...get our daughter up for school...and hustle out the door. Working in an office in the Superior Court House was draining...