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Happy New Year from our Homestead to yours

It’s been an amazing year here at the Homestead – our biggest accomplishment was becoming a REAL tax-exempt, 501c3 nonprofit! Hurrah! Enjoy this short video, and see you in the new year! Love the Homestead? Donate today!

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If you only do ONE thing to reduce waste…

Ditch the plastic! Now! Stop buying it! Stop creating it! It’s not only bad for the planet, but credible, scientific research is revealing that it is also bad for our health: 

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Take the pledge: 30 days of Zero Waste

I started reducing the waste that my household purchases and produces as a new year’s resolution for 2017…some things are easy, like recycling and composting more, and some things are definitely not as easy as I had hoped – like…

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Homemade no-bake Fiber Bites

Mid winter everything slows down…even digestion. For me, February is the depth of bear season, where I just want to crawl under a pile of blankets and hibernate until the Spring Equinox. But for us humans, we still need to…

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Watch this 5 minute video: Zero Waste Basics

Since committing to this Zero Waste thing…I’ve found it’s a lot harder than it looks. How about “Less Waste” for starters? One of the first things we did in our household was to say “NO!” to plastic diapers. Our 3…

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Make Your New Year’s Resolution with the Homestead: Zero Waste 2017

Spending the holidays with family in the city – away from our quiet, simple homestead in the mountains – has been a bit of a culture shock. At the homestead, we fill one kitchen-size trash can every two weeks. (Which…

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