HOMESTEAD CATTLE PASTURE: Take an Aerial Tour of Our Forest Farm

UPDATED 15Jun2018: When settlers first came to Manitoulin Island, Canada, they had to be careful when they chose and cleared land for farming. Manitoulin has pockets of good soil but it’s surrounded by areas of thin soil over limestone bedrock. […]

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HOME STANDBY GENERATORS: How To Get Uninterrupted Electric Power at Your Home – No Matter What

More and more people are deciding to get proactive about maintaining electrical power supply at their home, cottage and businesses during an outage, and that’s why home standby generators are gaining in popularity. They provide a secondary source of electricity […]

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SEPTIC SYSTEM DISASTER: How It Happens & What To Do About It

UPDATED 16May2018: Millions of people rely on septic systems to handle household waste water, and all these systems are an expensive time bomb waiting to explode. It’s not a matter of if your septic system will fail, but when the […]

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RURAL LIFE SKILLS THAT MATTER: A Dozen Tips for Water Wells, Septic Systems, Electricity & Food

Water wells, septic systems,  electricity supplies and food storage – these are four of the biggest  things you  need to deal with directly if you’re a hands-on person leading a hands-on rural life. And success is often based on specific […]

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WORKBENCH PLANS: Download First-Class Design for Free

If you don’t have a workbench somewhere around your home, you should get one. You’ll never find a simpler, more economical source of mental health and household well-being. Fewer and fewer people have home workbenches these days,  and maybe that’s […]

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