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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

How to Start Buying Local Food

By Jill Winger - May 26, 2020 at 04:55PM

I’ve become lazy. I’ve been an advocate for local and small businesses for a loooong time, but to be honest? Even with my commitment, I’ve been seduced by cheap, easy food. (And Amazon…) Now, to be fair, we still grow a LOT. We raise all of our own beef and chicken (and usually pork), keep […] The post How to Start Buying Local Food appeared first on The Prairie Homestead.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Beginner’s Guide to Raising Laying Hens

This guide to raising laying hens will help you learn everything you need to know for raising healthy and happy chickens and it will help you get the tastiest eggs possible from your laying hens. 

Learn about what you need to consider before getting your first chickens, get a quick look at some of the best laying hen breeds, how to get different colored eggs, and how to keep your hens healthy all year long.

  
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Monday, May 25, 2020

The Highest Calorie Crop You Can Grow

By Francesca Hernandez-Singer - May 25, 2020 at 05:00AM

Let’s talk about calorie cropping – growing with the goal of providing calorie-rich food, preferably food you can store for several seasons. 

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Save Time by Using Chicken Power on Your Homestead

By Jill Winger - May 12, 2020 at 05:51PM

I’m generally pretty Type-A when it comes to homesteading stuff. But this year, my obsession seems to have reached an all-time high… We’re planning on adding a greenhouse; we’re adding a better-quality milking room for the dairy cows (reveal coming soon!); and we’re building multiple chicken tractors around the farm for the chickens. NEVER before […] The post Save Time by Using Chicken Power on Your Homestead appeared first on The Prairie Homestead.




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Friday, May 8, 2020

The Most Important Food for Surviving SHTF

By Alan - May 08, 2020 at 05:00AM

The best survival foods are calorie-dense, providing more calories per pound. You also want a hardy variety that will grow in numerous hardiness zones.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Ideas for Making Bread Without Yeast

By Jill Winger - April 28, 2020 at 04:46PM
Making homemade bread does not mean you have to scrounge around to find yeast. This is a list of ways for making all sorts of delicious baked goods and breads without commercial baker’s yeast.  Did I ever think I’d live through a yeast shortage? Uh, nope. Unfortunately, with the rise in all things baking lately, finding supplies […] The post Ideas for Making Bread Without Yeast appeared first on The Prairie Homestead.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Troubleshooting Sourdough: Your Questions Answered

By Jill Winger - April 21, 2020 at 04:59PM
Sourdough is super trendy right now and I’m loving it. Who would have thought, that in 2020, the whole world would suddenly have an interest in ancient methods for capturing wild yeast?! Anyway, I’ve been making sourdough for quite a while (yes, back before it was cool…) and considering y’all are begging for more info […] The post Troubleshooting Sourdough: Your Questions Answered appeared first on The Prairie Homestead.

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