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Stumbling Homestead 03-11-2011

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Friday, March 11th.

2:00PM CT: The Stumbling Homestead Podcast with Darcy Menard, covering all aspects of modern homesteading. "This is a rolling account of the successes and failures of our family, as we tackle (for the first time): moving from the city to the country, small scale farming, raising chickens, raising cows, food storage, preparation for power outages, pets and their role in homesteading, alternate investment strategies, greenwashing, security, food freedom and our liberties, composting, gardening strategies, homeschooling, and eating nutrient dense foods."

Today's Episode: Choosing Land for a Homestead. This week Darcy responds to several listener emails about selecting land and some factors to consider in choosing homesteading land:
  • Acreage.
  • Distance to population.
  • Accessibility: long gravel driveways/roads need to be maintained.
  • Neighbors.
  • Access to water.
  • Drainage.
  • Existing buildings.
  • Wooded vs pasture.
  • Energy availability.
  • And more...