Homesteading

Surviving the Summer without Air Conditioning

Surviving the Summer without Air Conditioning

This article has been contributed by Anne Marie Duhon. Anne Marie is a wife, mother of six and a full time off-gridder. She and her husband currently live in a totally off grid 200 sq foot “tiny home” and are in search of (again) that elusive perfect spot to call home. Besides being a wife […]

How to Tan Rabbit Hides

This is final part of a 3-part series on raising, butchering and processing rabbit for meat and fur. This article has been contributed by Anne Marie Duhon. Anne Marie is a wife, mother of six and a full time off-gridder. She and her husband currently live in a totally off grid 200 sq foot “tiny home” […]

How to Butcher Rabbits

How to Butcher Rabbits

Butchering rabbits is not my idea of a good time. It is one of the many necessary chores around a homestead that, while distasteful, HAVE to be done. A long time ago when we decided to make our own meat we came to the decision that all our animals would have the best lives we could give them and only one moment of pain. Meat -no matter how many think otherwise- does not come from the backrooms of your local store wrapped in plastic.

Rabbits: The Ultimate Homestead Animal

Rabbits: The Ultimate Homestead Animal

Most preppers include livestock in their preps, but not all preppers have acres of land to keep that livestock or the experience needed to keep some of the bigger farm animals.