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Homesteading fantasy

ATV with full worm bins in the background

We filled the fourth Cadilac worm bin with horse manure today.

I think having full worm bins is a bit of a warmer, fuzzier feeling than a full wood shed.

Firewood is something we could buy if push came to shove, but a horse manure delivery service is a homesteading fantasy from a hundred years ago.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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