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Spring Break 2013

cutting a large tree into firewood with wagon in background

All this pig pasture clearing is yielding some serious firewood.

BJ brought his brother and cousin over today who are pushing a wagon full in the background.

They also helped carry all the stock panels to the new pasture area.

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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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It might be worthwhile to rent a wood-splitter for a day or two if you have a ton of trees to deal with. Especially for getting that first split on each log! I'm experiencing a similar flood of wood with the "emerald ash-borer" decimating forests here in Ontario.
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