Posts Tagged ‘livestock’

Nigerian Dwarf Goats- What to Know Before You Buy

Nigerian Dwarf Goats- What to know Before You Buy A couple of years ago we had the opportunity to buy two Nigerian Dwarf Goats, one Doe in milk and one doe kid. At the time, I knew nothing about: buying goats, owning goats or caring for goats. I had never milked a goat and my…

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10 Homesteading Resolutions to Make for 2016

10 Homesteading Resolutions to Make for 2016 Are you tired of a full schedule that is void of substance?  Do you want more Freedom, Independence and a Self-Sufficient lifestyle? Does Homesteading appeal to you? What is Homesteading? Homesteading is about reviving old skills, a lifestyle of self-sufficiency, joining others on the journey, sharing your knowledge…

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Homesteading? There’s an App for That!

Homesteading? There’s an app for that! In the long history of electronic revolution; farming, gardening and homesteading is one thing that has seen very little change over time. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it- right? It comes as no surprise that mobile technology has yet to follow suit the same as it has in other areas…

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Adding Goats to our Coastal Homestead

Goat ahead and call me crazy, everyone else does. Haha! See what I did there? goat? doe’s ? Yes, I have officially lost it and I am one straw away from a full bale, but I am diggin’ my life y’all (literally). Okay, no more puns but I can’t help to laugh. Sometimes I think…

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Life at The Coastal Homestead

  Many of you may already be familiar with the term Homestead, some of you may not know the definition of Homesteading but you know that you want a Homestead of your own! “Broadly defined, homesteading is a lifestyle of self-sufficiency. It is characterized by subsistence agriculture, home preservation of foodstuffs, and it may or…

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Chickens- getting started part 3 ordering-1 week old

Congratulations on your decision to add chickens to your homestead and on your journey to Food Independence! It is a big step and a rewarding , I am glad you decided to join us. If you have read part 1 and 2 you are ready to go, if not here is the link to one…

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