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Popular Content here at Country Living in a Cariboo Valley
Want to start being more self sufficient? Here’s how we started our homestead and what we spent our first year doing!
All our articles about preserving food! Includes Freezing, Dehydrating, Pickles, Canning etc.
Here’s a link to just our Water bath Canning and Pressure Canning articles – it really is easier than you might think to can up your own food.
How to Build a Small Cheap Greenhouse – We built ours for less than $200 AND it extends our growing season by many months!
Got weeds? Here’s our natural weed killer recipe – even works on poison ivy!
Our Garden Plan – it’s how we manage to grow about 80% of the food we eat. And we grow it all between February – October in the north.
Printable Vegetable Garden Planner – everything you need to grow the best garden possible AND a way to easily track and record your yearly garden.
Grow Enough Food for a Year – Yes, you can! Everything you need to know about companion gardening, vertical gardening, Fall gardening and lots more.
Fastest Growing Vegetables – plant these seeds and you’ll be eating fresh produce in as little as 25 days.
Best Gardening Tips for Beginners – head over and pick up some great tips! For beginning gardeners and experienced gardeners alike, there’s something here for everyone.
Want to grow Garlic? Here’s where you can read our 4 part series! Growing Garlic takes you through planting, harvesting, curing, sorting and replanting cloves!
Chickens, Pigs and Other Livestock
Thinking of getting chicks to raise for eggs or meat? Here’s what you need to know before they arrive.
Want to get some chickens so you can have fresh eggs? Start reading here!
Want to raise chicks for meat? Here’s how we do it in only 8 weeks – perfect for our yearly schedule!
Raising 2 pigs a year is more than enough pork for a family of four. We buy ours in March and butcher in early November – also perfect for our schedule!
Growing food for chickens, pigs, goats, sheep and other animals – we grow a LOT of the food we feed to our animals. It saves thousands of dollars AND they are eating healthy organic food.
How to store animal feed – keep all of your livestock feed (homegrown or feed from the feed store) safe from rodents and other pests.
Hungry? We’ve got you covered! Just head over here to our Recipe Collection and you’ll find all of the recipes here at Country Living. Includes desserts, appetizers, main dishes, side dishes and lots more!
Looking for just appetizer and cocktail recipes? Check out this site!
Want to find out which are The 5 Easiest Vegetables to Grow?
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