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The Famous Rabbit Man: Hostile Hare
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The Famous Rabbit Man: Hostile Hare

I am full of myself, I’m kind of a big deal… let me show you how big a deal I am by sharing all the interviews and stories that feature me…The Famous Rabbit Man: Hostile Hare! The Phoenix New Times– Nick Klein is a mass murderer — of rabbits. No, really. Klein is an enterprising...

Bokashi Living Compost Systems
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Bokashi Living Compost Systems

@BokashiLiving is changing the way we compost. Bokashi Living Compost Systems enable us with the smallest space available to get composting with no foul smell, no mess, and no pests. Nature rots down old biomass and feeds it to new life. We, gardeners, LOVE composting! It’s recycling in it’s most natural form. Conventional composting is effective out on...

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Urban Farming Worm Bag

INTRODUCING THE URBAN FARMING WORM BAG VERSION 2.0!  THE DURABLE, BREATHABLE, ATTRACTIVE HOME WORM BIN SOLUTION INTRODUCING THE URBAN FARMING WORM BAG VERSION 2.0!  THE DURABLE, BREATHABLE, ATTRACTIVE HOME WORM BIN SOLUTION Create organic fertilizer inside your home or apartment using nothing more than common household waste like newsprint, cardboard, and food waste.  I’m adding...

Full-Semi-Automatic Rabbit Nipples?
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Full-Semi-Automatic Rabbit Nipples?

The Reason Everybody knows that having over 10 rabbits on water bottles is a royal pain in the patootie… And for somebody that’s trying to raise animals as efficiently as possible, water bottles just ain’t going to cut it… the answer? Rabbit Nipples! That being said, not everybody has the facility with indoor plumbing necessary...

Rabbit Feed Considerations
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Rabbit Feed Considerations

Many of us that have entered the cuniculture world (meat and fur rabbits) did so because we want to know where our food comes from. We want to make sure our livestock is treated a certain way, harvested in a humane manner, and that the animals’ diet is free from substances that we would avoid...

Lessons From The Farm
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Lessons From The Farm

Lessons From The Farm You could say I learned a few lessons from the farm, some self-taught, but some were as follows… “I swear you’re about as worthless as tits on a boar! ” My uncle’s words still ring in my ears… “Yes, sir, when God said ‘let there be brains’ you thought he said...

Live Show – BackYard Livestock Integration
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Live Show – BackYard Livestock Integration

Let’s talk livestock integration!  This week on the We Grow Ours show, the guys go live for their first broadcast on 1100 KFNX Phoenix.  They are reviewing an earlier show on BackYard Livestock Integration with rabbits, quail, and aquaponics. BackYard Livestock Integration Rabbits Nick does some impressive rabbit math to show us how much meat...

Quail and Prepping
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Quail and Prepping

Quail and Prepping On this episode of We Grow Ours we talk Quail and Prepping with Scott Yarosh. We’re talking prepping styles, reasons behind prepping and food storage.  Then Scott of the Yarosh homestead shares his expert knowledge on raising quail on the backyard homestead. Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr...

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Survival Gardening

Survival Gardening Is survival gardening part of your prepping plan?  While we are advocates of creating a survival pantry those are eventually going to run out. So today we bring you tips for your one survival garden. Of course, we also think your survival homestead should include rabbits.  Check out this episode on Small Live Integration:...

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Rabbit Recipe Enchiladas

Rabbit Recipe Enchiladas Today we bring you another awesome rabbit recipe with a south of the border flare!  Enjoy! Enchilada Sauce 3 tbsp chili powder 3 tbsp flour 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp oregano 1 tsp cocoa powder 1/2 tsp garlic powder 3 cups of rabbit broth (or chicken broth, or even water) 1...

Homestead and Urban Farm Management
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Homestead and Urban Farm Management

I would venture to say that anyone that thinks Homestead and Urban Farm Management is easy, isn’t doing it.  It is a lot of hands-on work and is often a labor of love. Half the battle is accepting that all your work may result in failures and flops but you must keep going.  It will...

Electricity  Free Food Dehydration
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Electricity Free Food Dehydration

Electricity Free Food Dehydration From a prepper/survivalist standpoint, the more we can do without electricity the better.  Honestly if the SHTF we could be living without it. “Preserving food by drying is easy and you don’t even need to purchase an electric dehydrator.  There are several ways to dehydrate food without electricity and each method...

Growing Garlic on Your Homestead
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Growing Garlic on Your Homestead

Growing Garlic on Your Homestead: Garlic is probably one of my favorite flavor “enhancers”.  I can’t think of too many dinner dishes that I leave out the garlic.  Fresh, homegrown, garlic is some of the best you’ll ever add to your dishes and it is surprisingly easy to grow. Growing Garlic on Your Homestead “I...

Why Heirloom Veggies Are Better For Homesteading
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Why Heirloom Veggies Are Better For Homesteading

Why Heirloom Veggies Are Better For  Homesteading It is more than avoiding GMOs – heirloom veggies are better for the backyard homestead. “There are two ways that heirloom seeds save money; they cost less than their hybrid counterparts, and you can save the seeds from year-to-year, thereby cutting seed costs.  Hybrid seeds are the result...

The Keyhole Raised Garden
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The Keyhole Raised Garden

The Keyhole Raised Garden If you’re a backyard gardener, like me, you’ve probably already put in a raised bed garden.  But have you tried The Keyhole Raised Garden? “Raised bed gardening is my favorite way to garden. I love the ease of set up, harvesting is a snap and, if you set your beds upright, there is little weeding to be...

Recycled Seed Starting Containers
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Recycled Seed Starting Containers

This article TOTALLY appeals to my cheapness!!!  It’s frugaliscious!!! Anyway, gardening can be an expensive venture if you go “No-Limit” on it, buying every doohicky and thingamabob that’s recommended by the “experts.”  If gardening is costing you more than buying healthy food, you might be doing it wrong.  Even growing food for feeding your rabbits...

Tracking Your Expenses
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Tracking Your Expenses

Tracking Your Expenses One of my favorite sayings is as follows, “You go to work all day trading your non-renewable resource ‘time’ for paper money that is barely worth the fabric on which it’s printed”…  I despise money, but I love to have it and spend it.  Our goal at Hostile Hare is to help...

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Super Garlic!

Super Garlic! Super Garlic! My first thought when I hear “garlic” is vampires and Italian food…  But apparently its much more useful than warding off the sparkly immortals and cooking fine cuisine!!!  I still might keep some around in case my creepy New Zealand white rabbits with the red eyes escape their cages… I’m pretty...

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12 Inspiring Square Foot Gardening Plans

12 Inspiring Square Foot Gardening Plans:  Gardening is an interesting hobby. When you have some nice vegetable pots you will derive lots of pleasure by watching their lush growth. At the same time, you will save money and will be able to cook vegetables picked up from your own home garden. But what if you...

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5 Easy Steps Into Backyard Homesteading

  I call it Backyard Homesteading but you may have heard other names like, urban homesteading, suburban homesteading or backyard farming. But the basics are the same – taking the space you have and raising food on it and reclaiming vintage skills. It’s funny that in 2014 it has become a somewhat trendy thing to...

Top Ten Survival Foods You Should Grow
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Top Ten Survival Foods You Should Grow

Top Ten Survival Foods You Should Grow Can you live off your land if there’s an emergency? Can you meet your food needs for even a few weeks? Planning perennial agriculture systems, such as food forests, along with getting some chickens is a really good plan long-term – but if you had to start gardening like it’s...

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The Sustainable Living Balancing Act

I’ll take a wild stab and assume we’d all like to save some money, be socially acceptable and not hurt the environment in the process…  That’s not as easy as it sounds.  Some of us gravitate towards the fringe of these traits, but most of us agree that being a greedy cheapskate or a non-washing,...