I'm not sure how closely anyone has been following the events in Ferguson, Mo, but it's pretty hard to escape some story about it.
The Plymouth Barred Rock chicks we ordered Wednesday Morning arrived today from Ideal Poultry.
We wanted to share some tips and our what went into our choosing Barred Rocks for our first flock.
By Doug B
We wanted to share author Patrice Lewis's thoughts on the subject of Local activism. Part of Arid Acres Homestead's message is that by Homesteading or Prepping, you are relying on yourself and acting locally. You are trying to achieve independence from relying on County, State or Federal entities of any sort.
This excerpt also touches on Urban Ag Proposals like those being proposed in Tucson. Most of Tucson had been zoned Residential when annexed from the county and these ordinances would have similar consequences here. Even though some of the activities on properties with acres of land were Grandfathered when annexed and they are not technically or expressly permitted, they are not written into the codes as prohibited.
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