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Inexpensive Food Storage Expansion – Day 1

It was called a pantry, but as small as it was, I called it a broom closet for food.                                                   The Broom Closet Pantry Before Homely little thing, isn’t it (and I stress little)? Not to mention, barely enough room to store a month’s worth of food. Actually, I love to cook for family … Read more


Preparing Backyard Chickens for Winter

Warm weather is winding down as cooler weather moves in, bringing a taste of the coming winter. As well as preparing your home for the long winter months, it’s time to prepare your urban chickens for winter. With the possibility of a cold, wet winter and prolonged subzero temperature in many areas of the country, … Read more

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Raising Show Chickens

Backyard chicken farmers raise chickens for various reasons with two of the most common being eggs and pets. However, with the rising popularity of raising show chickens, we need more information about this facinating hobby. First Things First My best advice to anyone wanting to raise chickens for show is: research—research—research. Besides reading articles on … Read more