1. The State of the Rabbitry


    December 14, 2014 by Mark Oliver Howes

    growing your own meat in small spaces

    We’re going into winter dormancy with the rabbitry.  I bred too late in the season and, much to my chagrin, …
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  2. Another Attempt at Bees


    December 14, 2014 by Mark Oliver Howes


    Talking about bees in December?  Seems a little cold for the subject?  It may be, but now is the time …
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  3. Instagram

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    December 12, 2014 by Mark Oliver Howes


    We’re on Instagram.  Follow us.  We’ll follow you back! http://instagram.com/tinyhomesteaders/

  4. Splitting Wood


    November 15, 2014 by Mark Oliver Howes


    The Mrs. and I have been discussing meaningful activities for our children a lot lately.  It’s easy to let them …
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  5. Getting More Use Out of Each Rabbit – Pelt Tanning


    November 15, 2014 by Mark Oliver Howes

    tanning rabbit fur

    In the early days, I would toss the remains of each rabbit to the chickens, or to the neighbor’s dogs. …
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  6. Passing Along Skills


    November 14, 2014 by Mark Oliver Howes


    I’m not a very social person.  I’m too busy and too tired most days.  That all seems to go by …
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  7. Living, Breathing Composters

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    November 1, 2014 by Mark Oliver Howes

    using chickens to turn compost

    I’ve spent so much time not using my composter since we purchased it three years ago.  Our systems create so …
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