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10 Effective Tips for Wintering Your Chicken Coop

As the winter season approaches, you might note that the productivity of your chicken goes down a notch. There could be various factors in play here but cold is the common one. Chickens are hardy birds but they can…

Homestead Blog Hop 263

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! WINTER IS COMING and we will have garlic next spring! We finally got our garlic varieties down on the farm for the first time since starting in 2016, and it’s fully mulched! Talk…

Homestead Blog Hop 262

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! With snow in the forecast for Halloween, we’re battening down the hatches on the farm and getting ready for the type of winter that Chicago can bring. This will be our first time…

Homestead Blog Hop 261

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! So much exciting news to share with you all this week. We’ll be meeting with a city official this week to see if we are able to proceed with our acquisition of the…

Homestead Blog Hop

Homestead Blog Hop 258

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Now on to the hop… Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, farm animals, crafts, DIY, how-to’s, gardening, anything from-scratch, natural home/health, self-sufficiency,…