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Eating With The Season This Winter

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in Blog, Homesteading | 0 comments

Eating With The Season This Winter

Information is power, and having the knowledge to make the most sustainably wise decisions possible, even through a winter without rampant farmer’s markets, is available. Whether you’re deciding which plants can survive your dry cold winter or basing recipes around what should be locally available each month of the year, it’s a healthy decision to keep up to date on local availability In the midwest, a lot of greens are still readily available, which is why sauerkraut making...

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Holcomb Hollow Now Accepts Bitcoin

Posted by on Dec 7, 2013 in Blog, Homesteading | 0 comments

Holcomb Hollow Now Accepts Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a rising new currency gaining traction in the global economy. It is lauded as bringing freedom and independence to buyers and sellers alike. Thanks to its recent increases in popularity, it’s easier than ever to acquire your own Bitcoins and begin engaging in the emerging marketplace of the future. Governments around the world are deciding how they will treat Bitcoin and the discussion is immense. There is much indecision and confusion in the face of this exciting new economic...

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Bars With Benefits (don’t cheat on your health!)

Posted by on Oct 31, 2013 in Blog, Homesteading | 0 comments

Bars With Benefits (don’t cheat on your health!)

One of our keystone products we don’t talk about enough is our Bars With Benefits. Originally developed as sustenance for a 3-week folk festival in the Texas desert, these vegan gluten-free granola protein bars are packed with omega-3s, omega-6s, alpha linolenic acid, all 11 essential amino acids, and numerous other nutritional perks. They have zero preservatives or filler ingredients and are 95% organic. Almost as importantly, they don’t taste nearly as healthy as they really are....

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Mushroom Foraging in Lake County

Posted by on Oct 14, 2013 in Blog, Homesteading | 0 comments

Mushroom Foraging in Lake County

A major part of living the homesteading lifestyle is being able to provide food for yourself from wild sources. Being knowledgeable on your local edible plants provides a huge advantage towards creating a sustainable routine of healthy, local, meals. A common forage is various types of mushrooms, but it is important to do your research before consuming anything you find wild. I’m only going to talk about a couple easy to distinguish and identify strains of fungus. My first time in the...

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The Holcomb Hollow Family

Posted by on Oct 12, 2013 in Blog, Homesteading | 0 comments

The Holcomb Hollow Family

From humble roots, Holcomb Hollow has been built on the backs of a cohesive family unit. Of course we have our problems, bicker amongst ourselves, and hold differing big-picture goals for the future of of our business, but we all know how to come together, put the little issues aside, and support each other in this blossoming plan. Without any single member of our clan, the entire endeavor would likely fall apart. Of course, Momma Bear is our fearless leader. With her years of experience...

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Beekeeping & Hen Houses in Lake County

Posted by on Oct 1, 2013 in Blog, Homesteading | 0 comments

Beekeeping & Hen Houses in Lake County

Now more than ever, in the face of a failing federal government, we need to get more involved with our local governments. Everyday, small decisions are being made in thousands of buildings across the country that actually impact the lives of American citizens. These local politicians and small-scale representatives are capable of influencing ordinances and regulations that directly affect their populations. An issue that is currently being discussed in Lake County is the allowing of backyard...

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