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July 2014 Blog Posts (4)

Progressing towards an edible balcony

Two years ago I moved from a house-and-garden in Victoria to a small ground-floor apartment in New South Wales (Australia). I'm missing…

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Added by Pam Joseph on July 23, 2014 at 1:21am — 3 Comments

Busy day dehydrating and smoking.

Starting a busy week. Started 10 trays of medium tomatoes today and will run the dehydrator till I use up the 25 pounds we picked up at the state farmers market in Saturday. Also set up 1 tray each of fresh plums and peaches. Smoked two chickens yesterday, one for Sunday dinner and the other in today's chicken bog with fresh picked salad greens and corn. Tomorrow is smoke the brisket and another chicken. Wednesday is 10 pounds of wild salmon. And I'm retired?????

Added by John F. Houpt II, PhD on July 14, 2014 at 5:34pm — 1 Comment

AMERICAN MADE - Independence Day!

Originally shared at Back to the Basics…

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Added by Marianne Smith on July 11, 2014 at 9:17am — No Comments

Home-sewn Shorts

After making it my New Years resolution to not buy any new clothes for a whole year I decided that making them would not only be fun but would alos help me hone one of my lacking homesteader skills, sewing. I had completed simple sewing projects before and figured a simple pair of cotton shorts should be pretty easy. The tricky parts turned out to be making the pattern (which with help from my all-knowing mother was easier than expected) and figuring out how to sew the (for lack of a better…

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Added by Kourtney Mottern on July 10, 2014 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

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