Can I Keep Chickens in My Backyard?

January 22, 2014 Rourke 4

If you have made the decision that you would like to try your hand at keeping some chickens in your backyard, there are a few considerations that you might want to make first, and although […]

Fuel from chicken $#@%

January 8, 2014 Rourke 2

  In the event of a collapse, water, shelter, food and fuel are the most basic of necessities.  As most of us who have put some thought into this have at least these bare minimums. […]

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Off The Grid

August 26, 2012 Rourke 10

by Wolf Grulkey www.mulbabies.com 15 years ago I bought 13 acres of cedar forest in NW Arkansas with the idea of building a self sufficient homestead/retreat.  The first thing was to organize a water supply.  There […]

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Guest Post: Tales from the Homestead

April 14, 2011 Rourke 2

[From Rourke: This is a two part series that I have combined here….possibly more to come.] Written by Steve in AZ Tales from the Homestead: PART ONE This morning I was having my coffee and […]