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How-To Threads A gathering of threads thru the years that tell how to work on your homestead.

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Livestock Forums

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Cattle

For Those Who Like To Have A Cow.
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Pigs

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Beekeeping

Come see what all the buzz is about!
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Working and Companion Animals

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Guard Animals

Guarding the homestead
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Country Homemaking cooking, cleaning, sewing/quilting/crafting, preserving the harvest, etc.

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Fiber Arts

Welcome to The Fold. Where death by fiber is such a comfy way to go!
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Crafting

all other crafts
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Soapmaking

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Cleaning and Organizing

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Organic Forums

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This forum is for the discussion of Organic Livestock.
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Home Gardens, Market Gardens, and Commercial Crops

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Real Estate

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Homestead Construction

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Work-at-Home Business

Home-based business forum
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The Classroom

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Shop Talk

Get your mechanical questions answered here!
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Plant and Tree Identification

Look here for help identifying plants and trees, and for ideas on edible wild plants and recipes for them.
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Home Defense/Guns

Every Homestead needs a gun or two.
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Alternative Energy

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Alternative Health

A Compendium of Country Remedies FOR INFORMATION ONLY.
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The Great Outdoors

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Book Reviews

Review books of all kinds here.
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Specialty Forums

General Chat

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A Country Singles Forum
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Survival & Emergency Preparedness

Freedom by relying on yourself, being prepared to survive without the need of agencies, etc.
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Computer answers in real English - Post your questions!
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Communications

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For issues specific to retiring and living the good life.
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Weight Loss Forum

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