You have now decided that you want chickens — but you don't know where to start. Before you make the leap into raising backyard poultry there are some things you need to consider.
This is Offbeat Home's archive of homesteading posts.
My husband and I took on a challenge: we aren't buying food at grocery stores or restaurants for a year. That also means no chain coffee shops. I had to find an alternative.
I started out as a mycophobe, picking mushrooms off pizza and turning up my nose at cream of mushroom soup. But once I started growing my own I discovered a wide world of delicious flavors.