Month: February 2011

Urban Homestead in a Michigan suburb

I have been growing vegetable gardens in my backyard for several years, each year the gardens get a little bigger.  I have installed 3 rain barrels and a few compost piles.  I don’t have any alternate energy sources, or farm

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How sad…

…that someone would think that they could own the terms “urban homestead” and “urban homesteading” ® . And these someones are not big corporations, but just a family who homesteads in their little Pasadena, CA backyard and have gotten a

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