If you have always has a secret yearning to be a farmer, have a self sustainable home or simply love the benefits of growing your own, you will want to meet some bloggers that can guide you to general proficiency on how to be a backyard farmer.

 

The Prairie Homestead

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Who:

The Prairie Homestead

Penned by a Wyoming stay-at-home Mom, modern homesteader who ‘cultivated old-fashioned skills in a modern world’.

What:

The Barnyard, The Homestead, The Chicken Coop, DIY and Homemade, The Home Dairy, Gardening & Growing and Recipes. – Homesteader Jill talks about it all in posts, tutorials and photos. Do not miss her Pinterest board!

Where:

Twitter: @homesteader

Facebook: The Prairie Homestead

Pinterest: The Prairie Homestead

Google +: The Prairie Homestead

Community Chickens

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Who:

Community Chickens.com – A place to find out all about chickens from contributing experts.

What:

Just about anything you ever wanted to know about chickens from building a chicken coop, how to tell if an egg is fertilized, what to feed your chickens, the pro’s and con’s of raising chickens, cleaning your coop and it even extends to raising other kinds of birds such as turkeys, ducks and quails. This is a one stop shopping on chicken education!

Where:

Twitter: @Cchickens

Pinterest: CommunityChicks

Facebook: Community Chickens

Seasonal Wisdom

 

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Who:

Master Gardener, Teresa O’Connor, has written about everything from sustainable gardening to vertical gardens for many notable garden magazines. Warning: Once you get onto Seasonal Wisdom, you might want to stay on there for a long while.

What:

[quoteicon author=”Teresa O’Connor”]You’ll find I’m passionate about protecting sustainable family farms and local foods, as well as helping people understand how plants have been used for centuries in culinary dishes, cultural festivities and throughout the household. So, if I’m writing about growing lettuce, don’t be surprised if I mention a few of Thomas Jefferson’s favorites, or an odd salad recipe from Medieval England. At Seasonal Wisdom, there’s plenty of cultural history, seasonal folklore and plant superstitions to be found, and I’m always adding more.[/quoteicon]

Where:

Twitter: SeasonalWisdom

Facebook: SeasonalWisdom

The Urban Farming Guys

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Who:

Urban Farming Guys are a bunch of guys who left Suburbia for the inner city to “help establish sustainable communities in the most difficult overlooked places on earth”.

What:

Impossible to tell you- you wouldn’t believe me. So watch this:

 

Where:

Twitter: @ UrbanFarmingGuys

Facebook: The Urban Farming Guys

Pinterest: The Urban Farming Guys

Mother Earth News

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Who:

Mother Earth News, an online magazine, forum, source and event calendar that specifically to living a healthy, sustainable lifestyle.

What:

Everything you need to know about setting up your own farm of any sort; sustainable, homesteading, livestock and all natural. They talk about:

  • Organic Gardening
  • DIY
  • Homesteading Livestock
  • Real Food
  • Natural Health
  • Renewable Energy
  • Green Homes
  • Nature & Environment
  • Green Transportation

They are definitely worth taking a look at!

Where:

Twitter: @MotherEarthNews

Facebook: Mother Earth News

 

 

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