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This forum is for the discussion of all things homesteading related. We have created a few topics to start things off, but it is by no means a complete list of topics. Please read the threads within this section first so that you understand our forum policies.
12 13 7 years 37 weeks ago
by Sedeexpethy
A place to discuss those "projects".
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A place to discuss various "how to" methods for getting things done around the house. For example, basic plumbing, basic wiring, carpentry, water containment systems, septic systems, basic masonry and such.
1 1 8 years 8 weeks ago
by Clareera
A place to discuss various energy options. Solar Power, Wind Power, Micro Hydro Power, Wood Stoves, Masonry Stoves, Radiant Heating, Solar Gain, Heat Sinks and other alternative energy concepts.
1 2 8 years 41 weeks ago
by Steven Hill
A place to discuss various building methods such as Cob, Strawbale, Rammed Earth, Earth Bag, Earth Ship, Geo Dome, Cordwood as well as conventional methods.
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This is a place to discuss things that are typically attributed to household activities.
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A place to discuss homeschooling. What works for you. Thinking of homeschooling but have a question or two about it.
2 2 8 years 7 weeks ago
by Stefanii
Got a recipe that just needs to be shared, then post it here. With luck, this will reach a point where a search on a particular food item will turn up several ways to serve it.
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Both the LiveStock and the VegiStock. A place to discuss the various methods of putting up food. Freezing, canning, drying, smoking or whatever method you have that helps you store your produce.
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A place to discuss all things related to earning income on the homestead.
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Is a Penny Earned... Ways to save in order to reduce the need for an outside income. A place to discuss ideas, point out pit falls, and brag about successes.
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Again, a way to reduce the need for outside income. A place to discuss the potential of bartering, how to trade an ability for a need.
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A place to discuss ideas for creating an income from the homestead, to tell others what has worked for you or what has failed.
1 1 8 years 8 weeks ago
by diesenese
A place to list items or services that you feel others will be interested in. This should be things related to or of interest to homesteading minded individuals. Anything we deem inappropriate will be removed. We understand that there are folks who look for anyplace that they can post a link to whatever it is they are interested in driving traffic to, but all should know that if the post is not relevant, it will be removed. Let this be notice that if you feel that something here should not be here, please report it to us through the contact form and we will review it.
10 10 7 years 38 weeks ago
by haystacktreasures
All things animal related. A place to discuss the various aspects of raising animals for the homesteader.
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A place to discuss raising chickens.
1 1 7 years 38 weeks ago
by haystacktreasures
A place to discuss rasing turkeys.
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Ginea Hens, Pheasant, Geese, Duck or other birds.
2 2 7 years 42 weeks ago
by Pneunsecate
A place to discuss raising rabbits.
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A place to discuss the raising of goats.
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A place to discuss the raising of pigs.
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A place to discuss other livestock such as horses, cows, donkeys, llamas, alpacas, emu, ostrich, worms, fish or anything else you can think of.
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A place to discuss the methods of butchering.
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All things plant related. A place to discuss the raising of plants for the production of food on the homestead.
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A place to discuss simple garden practices.
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The ins and outs of raised bed gardening.
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The ins and outs of growing in a greenhouse.
1 1 8 years 7 weeks ago
by Stefanii
A place to discuss the growing of grains.
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A place to discuss raising berries, grapes and such.
1 1 7 years 41 weeks ago
by Nernewedied
A place to discuss growing fruit trees.
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A place to discuss nut trees, olive trees and trees for other purposes, like firewood or woodcrafts.
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A place to suggest and discuss ideas for forum topics or magazine articles.
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A place to suggest the tyoe of articles to try to get for the magazine. Thoughts about recurring type articles like a column or department.
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A place to suggest forum topics to add.
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