Countryside March/April 2015

Countryside March/April 2015
Countryside & Small Stock Journal March/April 2015 • 99/2 TABLE OF CONTENTS ECO-FRIENDLY HOUSING • A Unique Earthship Community HOMESTEAD SELF-SUFFICIENCY • Preparing For Power Outages • Build Your Own Solar Oven HOMESTEAD WATER • Water Systems For Off-Grid Living • How to Build Your Own Rainwater Harvesting System AQUAPONICS • The Secret to Small Lot Homesteading • The Fish That Grew Some Food in a California High School A JOURNEY WITH THE BEES • Installing Packaged Bees • Spring Cleaning THE SHEEP SHED • Using a Stanchion to Feed a Rejected Lamb THE GOAT BARN • Basic Kidding THE HENHOUSE • Hens Have a Swingin’ Good Time • An Easy-Clean Chicken Coop • Raising Chickens in “Open Coops” THE RABBITRY • Rabbit Hutch Idea THE COW BARN • Highland Cattle For Beef THE GARDEN • Vertical Gardening Grows Skyward • Time For Summer Squash • Grow a Moringa Tree •