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Category: Homesteading

Spring Dreaming: 2017 Homestead Goals

Too soon? I’m already dreaming¬†of new garden beds, baby animals, and warm afternoons. I can’t help it! Who doesn’t love Spring? Part of surviving the coming Winter months, for me, is making plans for Spring. As much as I like the Winter for looking inward and reflections, it also represents a time to plan. And so, plan I must! Not only does winter planning help my sanity, but…

Preparing Your Chickens For Winter

Part of homesteading is having a plan. Anyone who knows me, knows I’m more of an, ah-hem, free spirit. Plans make me feel restricted, man. I like to be fluid, so to speak. But I also know that for the sake of running my homestead, I need solid plans in place to ensure the health and happiness of my animals, and the success of food production on my little urban farm. Alas…