Do It Yourself Projects

A homesteading couple converted a 1947 disabled water well house into a usable potting shed.

tablecoth finished Improvising in the Country
When Nana couldn't find the right sized tablecloth just a day before having 12 people over for lunch, she had to figure out how to make one with materials on hand.
Market Tote DIY: Farmers' Market Tote
This simple DIY Farmers' Market Tote is perfect for the eco-conscious foodie.
Homemade Light Fixture Homemade Light Fixture for a Rustic Kitchen
This homemade light fixture is a perfect DIY project for a rustic kitchen.

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The title says it all. If you want to make money selling pastured chickens or eggs, you won’t want to miss reading Salatin’s advice, which is based on his many years of firsthand experience and his k…

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  • Building height - 15'
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