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Zachary Bauer

Zachary lives with his wife, two sons and his wife's parents on An American Homestead deep in the mountains of the American Ozarks. They all moved there together in July of 2013 where they began to build the homestead. They are off-grid with the exception of a phone line.

Your Farm Or Homestead May Need This

farm fuel

Once you make the move out of urban or suburban America and get some land for your farm or homestead, having your own fuel depot is a good idea. A homestead or farm fuel depot is a great way to organize multiple fuels into an easy to access location. A …

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Bee Removal To Be Illegal In Texas

bee-removal-texas

Bee removal is a common practice for many bee owners. Well, it’s about to become illegal in Texas if an Irving lawmaker has her way. When a local bee keeper gets a call concerning a swarm or hive in a nearby residence or tree, they load up and ride to …

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10 Smokehouse Ideas For Your Backyard

Best Smokehouse Plans

These smokehouse ideas for your backyard will open up endless fine dining possibilities for your family. Smoked meat is tradition that goes back thousands of years as a way to preserve a harvest that normally took place each fall, winter and early spring. The saved meat would then been used …

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Green Curry Soup Recipe

green curry recipe

We continue in our soup series with a green curry soup recipe. Jaimie is in the kitchen every day cooking from scratch and today she is sharing her favorite Asian soup. The green curry paste is what makes this recipe pop! But it can be a bit too spicy for …

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Better Garden Soil With Coffee Grounds

Garden Soil Coffee Grounds

It’s a garden soil additive that is often overlooked as an explosive and helpful soil builder. Coffee grounds! The coffee bean is amazingly nutrient rich and packed full of energy. People the world over drink it daily and believe it or not, throw those used beans away when they are …

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Huge Reishi Mushrooms On Persimmon Stump

reishi mushrooms

Today I found some amazingly large Reishi mushrooms growing IN MY GARDEN! They were huge but disappointingly old and probably beyond using for medicine. But it was exciting still to find them growing so close to home in my garden. I have looked long and hard for these on the …

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A Rifle Made For War

Enfield Rifle Video

Until this point I had never held an American Enfield rifle but I knew from enough pictures I’d seen that this one was a bit different. The stock was not the same as the Enfield rifles I’ve seen. After doing some research, I noticed that the serial number put this …

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Creamy Soups – Broccoli Cheddar

broccoli cheddar soup

Jaimie is always asked in our comments about doing more cooking and kitchen related videos. We are going to start off a new series that will involve Jaimie cooking on the homestead and the methods she uses. She thought Broccoli Cheddar would be a great place to start. Primarily because …

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