Monthly Archives: May 2012

Farming, Hobby Farming & Homesteading

There’s a big difference between those three!  Farming generally refers to growing crops and raising animals as a business and livelihood.   It can be done on a huge scale involving thousands of acres of land and hired workers to plant … Continue reading

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Hobby Farm Tips – Chickens & Gardens

There are some great ideas out there!  Here’s a link to one sent to me this morning: http://www.backwoodshome.com/articles/silveira44a.html You need a bit of space but it makes perfect sense.  You build your chicken coop and put a fenced in yard/garden … Continue reading

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Not Quite 200…

200 Likes of the boxcarkids facebook page, that is. And that’s when I said I’d unveil the photos of our new home site! But that’s pretty close (and I’m told 181 is the new 200) so below are photos of our current living … Continue reading

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