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Six Best Fish for Aquaponics

As a homesteader or small farmer, your profit potential is dramatically increased when the elements on your farm have good synergy. By mixing the products and by-products of your...

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How to Build a Chicken Coop

If you’re thinking about building your own chicken coop, your design will depend on how many chickens you want to keep and how much money you’re willing to spend. If you live in an area...

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Trading New York City for a Simple Life on an Alpaca Farm

As the sun sets over Breezy Hill Farm in Maryland, a herd of graceful alpacas lazily trot back to their barn. These gentle animals, with big doe-like eyes and luxuriant hair the color of...

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Feeding Fish and Growing Your Own Food with Aquaponics

Over the weekend I read an article in Harvard Business Review about the challenges Fortune 500 companies face. Apparently, successful executives emphasize the critical value of designing...

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How to Pick the Best Livestock Breeds for You

A third of historic American breeds known for their hardiness, foraging ability, longevity, and resistance to diseases has been forgotten for the sake of super-productive livestock and higher...

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Six Best Animals to Choose When Raising Livestock

You can greatly enhance your self-sufficient lifestyle by raising livestock in your backyard. Even city dwellers with a small backyard can raise small stock like chickens, rabbits, and goats...

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Earn Extra Income from Breeding Rabbits

If you own a homestead or just a few acres of land, you might want to consider raising rabbits. For many decades, rabbits have added value to homesteads and created income for people looking...

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Reclaim the Goodness of Homegrown Food

My mantra is: "Homegrown food on every table". What does that mean to me? It means I get to experience the delightful tastes of fresh, healthy food at each meal in my home...food that is rich in