Category Archives: Homestead

Primavera at Hunny-Bunny


Primavera at Hunny-Bunny Recovering from a three week bout of illness I lost much time during the busy season of spring garden preparation. However, being on the mend I’m quickly catching up with chores that need to be done. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Peas on St. Patrick’s Day…?


Peas on St. Patrick’s Day…? As most long-time readers know I’m famous for planting peas in the garden on St. Patrick’s Day. Peas, of course, are a cool weather crop. They are also the first veggie to be planted directly … Continue reading

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Vanishing Resources for the Small-holder and Homesteader


Vanishing Resources for the Small-holder and Homesteader I first became interested in small-holding and small-stock raising back in 1975 when I purchased a book by John Vivian titled, Homesteading. It was an inspiration for me that was something to strive … Continue reading

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Down Home Digest January 26, 2018


Down Home Digest January 26, 2018 It’s been sometime since I gave an update on what’s happening here at Hunny-Bunny Farm. Well, the winter of 2017-18 has come on like gang-busters. Here in New England we had a white Christmas … Continue reading

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Clearing the AIr on Anti-biotics and Homesteaders, Smallholders and Consumers


Clearing the Air on Antibiotics and Homesteaders, Smallholders and Consumers Surprisingly, based on written and verbal responses, most of the readership of Catholic Rural Solutions, brusquely failed to understand fully the ultimate ramifications of my last posting of March 21, … Continue reading

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Danger! …Smallholder… Danger!


  Danger! …Smallholder… Danger! Clearing the Smoke and Mirrors of Illusion from the New FDA Antibiotic Regs. As most of the long-time readers of Catholic Rural Solutions Blog know I’ve long advocated some regulations regarding antibiotics in animal feeds and … Continue reading

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Expired?!?!?!


Expired?!?!?! In our times there is much confusion about almost every aspect of living day to day. Time was when things seemed more stable, for instance, in employment. Back in the day when you joined a company it was usually … Continue reading

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