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  1. Freebies
    Get a free Celebrate Urban Birds Kit that contains 2 posters, a sticker, a seed packet and more when you register for free. You can request this kit by mail or download the materials from the website. This offer is available to individuals requesting just one kit or organizations requiring...
  2. Homesteading and gardening
    Vegetable Storage for the Urban Gardener http://www.durgan.org/URL/?IKYQV 25 August 2009 Vegetable Storage for the Urban Gardener Urban gardeners usually don't have a suitable place to store extra produce from the garden. Modern houses seldom have a suitable cold room, and the quantity stored is...
  3. Freebies
    Free Urban Bird Sounds CDs and Booklets Free for students and educators. Free Urban Bird Sounds CDs and booklets: An Audio Guide to Urban Birds produced by students of Codman Academy Charter Public School. Be inspired, learn about birds, and discover the awesome things that youth can do when...
  4. Homesteading and gardening
    I just put 10 quarts of tomato with meat sauce into the deep freezer. I didn't grow the veggies(they were given to me) and the tomato sauce came from 2 #10 cans of plain sauce I buy at Sams for $4 a can but hey it all counts right??? LOL
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    I came across a neat site on urban farming/homesteading. This was a sample of what a typical city lot could have. Can some one more versed in what these all are tell me what once could expect as a crop from this?
  6. Lifestyle challenges
    I'm posting this thread to track my progress. I'm not actually doing much this fall, I *might* get my "barn" built. My goal is to have an edible landscape. I'm planning of planting fruit trees, perenial as well as annual vegetables. Make my yard a busy but beautiful refuge for me and my...
  7. Green Living
    Hi I was wondering if anyone on here knew or was interested in this website http://www.pathtofreedom.com/ This family of 4 adults live on 1/10 of an acre in Pasadena California and have turned it into an urban small scale farm. Lately they have been on various newscasts around the U.S...
  8. News you can use
    FDIC 99-year payment rule is urban myth The notion that the FDIC has 99 years to pay depositors is an urban legend, says Dr. Don Taylor.
  9. Freebies
    Free Celebrate Urban Birds kit Request Celebrate Urban Birds kits for free: two posters to help you identify birds, data sheet and return envelope, packet of flower seeds to plant, and instructions. http://www.birds.cornell.edu/celebration
  10. Leisure & Media Arts
    http://jam.canoe.ca/Music/2007/12/11/4719451-cp.html My best friend and I heard about the concert. She's moving back to NS in the spring, and we decided to splurge and go see this concert in the VIP section. It's on August 30th and will feature Keith Urban, Johnny Reid, Charlie Major and...
  11. Homesteading and gardening
    I just put an ad on my local Craigslist to try to get people together who are practicing or interested in urban homesteading. I'd like to eventually turn it into sort of a lobbying group for our county, and even our state, to institute things such as rainwater catchment for drinking water, or...
  12. General Chat
    WOW! is all I can say and HOT!!! is what comes to mind when I think of Keith!! It was an awesome concert! They both put on a great show. I got lucky. My sister had bought 4 tickets for her and her 3 daughters to go see them. The youngest, who is 15, didn't want to go. She doesn't like either...
  13. Homesteading and gardening
    This is from: http://www.lakelandgov.net/news/122704urbanhome.html <TABLE class=Content cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=2 width="100%" background="" border=0> <TBODY> <TR> <TD class=Content-Paragraph width="100%">URBAN HOMESTEADING</TD></TR> <TR> <TD class=Content-Heading align=left> BUYER PAYS...
  14. General Chat
    http://www.snopes.com/holidays/christmas/boxing.asp
  15. Homesteading and gardening
    Just for fun - lets list our wishes from Urbanhomaker Mine so far are: - dehydrator - pasta maker (did you see the first one) - Duromatic pressure cooker (12 qt.) - juicer And books on homeschooling, simple living, preparedness, gardening, herbs, crafts and the list could go on in the book...
  16. Homesteading and gardening
    This is a really neat site about urban homesteading. http://www.pathtofreedom.com/pathproject/index.shtml
  17. Homesteading and gardening
    Countryside magazine is one of the best homesteading magazines that I've found. Recently they had an article about urban homesteading. Do you know what urban homesteading is and do you classify yourself as an urban homesteader?
  18. Kitchen Basics
    http://www.urbanhomemaker.com/items/recipes/recipes.htm If you haven't visited this site, go visit if you get a chance. It has some interesting content. Everything from canning and dehydrating to bread and pasta making. Sara
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