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Why We Look Forward to Starting Our Seeds Inside

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I’ve teamed up with six of my favorite bloggers to bring you a giveaway sponsored by Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. I hope you’ll visit each blogger’s post for some great gardening advice and ideas. You’ll find them all here: Oak … Read More

Best Chick Brooder ~ Build It In 30 Minutes for $30 ~ Directions and Material List

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Building The Best Chick Brooder and How we came up with the Design When it is time for us to start raising chicks. I will go outside and bring in a 100-gallon water trough. I load it up with wood … Read More

The Best Fudgy Brownie that Any Modern Steader Could Ask For

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Our Favorite Fudgy Brownie Recipe This recipe makes the best Fudgy Brownie that any Modern Steader could ever dream about! And it is very simple! You can also tweak the recipe and make it a bit healthier by using Cacao Powder … Read More

Modern Steader Chicken Pot Pie

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Our Favorite Chicken Pot Pie Recipe From Scratch We have had a lot of requests lately for our Chicken Pot Pie Recipe. We love this recipe. When I make it I like to double the recipe so we can have leftovers. … Read More

The Unwanted Questions we Get about Raising our Own Livestock

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I have been getting a ton of questions lately about how can we raise our own animals for food and harvest them. Which I don’t mind getting. It is a great conversation we need to have.Raising and then harvesting your own … Read More

Biggest Modern Steader Giveaway

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Chicken Plucker Giveaway We purchased a YardBird Chicken Plucker this spring to help out with our chicken harvesting process. We had great success with it until we went to use it for our third time this fall and the motor … Read More

Pig Harvesting & Why we Raise our Own Pigs For Pasture Raised Bacon and so much more

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With our Pig Harvesting class fast approaching I have been asked a lot lately about how I am able to butcher our pigs. I don’t enjoy harvesting any of our animals. My goal is to give our animal the best life … Read More

DIY Automatic Chicken Feeder Easiest way to Feed your Chickens Using a 5~Gallon Bucket

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DIY Automatic Chicken Feeder Assembly instructions. Now that you souped up your Coop with the DIY Hacks for easy moving. And the chickens have a fresh supply of water from your Automatic chicken waterer you built with a 5~Gallon bucket … Read More

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