Rebekah Pierce

Rebekah is a part-time homesteader. On her 22 acres, she raises chickens and bees, not to mention she grows a wide variety of veggies.

Here’s Why Chickens are the Easiest Livestock to Raise

If you just started homesteading, no doubt you are wondering what kind of livestock you should raise. Although they are small, chickens are arguably one of the best animals to raise on your small farm. These animals are not only inexpensive to raise, but are also incredibly easy to care for. 1. They’re multipurpose Chickens …

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10 Things to Recycle in your Compost Bin

If you’re a homesteader, you are no doubt familiar with the hundreds of benefits composting provides, not just to you, but also to your garden. Composting isn’t just about getting rid of kitchen scraps and providing free fertilizer for your nutrient-hungry crops–it’s about reducing waste, preventing pollution, and closing the nutrient cycle. This process can …

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