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What is a Homesteader

What is a Homesteader? » Lots of people think you have to have farm animals, 40 acres or a big ol' tractor to be a homesteader, but that's not always true. So what is a homesteader? #homestead #youmightbe

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Sheep have lived on the Shetland Islands for well over 1,000 years, adapting to the harsh environment and thriving in the cold, wet climate. The sheep of Shetland were an important par of subsistence agriculture of the islands, and the rugged habitat and geographical isolation produced a breed that is distinct and significant. The Shetland breed likely descends from ancient Scandinavian sheep, and it is a member of the northern short tailed sheep breed family.

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.Around 2,500 Drokpas live in three small villages in a disputed territory between India and Pakistan. The only fertile valley of Ladakh. The Drokpas are completely different– physically, culturally, linguistically and socially – from the Tibeto-Burman inhabitants of most of Ladakh.

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Many indigenous groups of Papua New Guinea in the isolated mountainous interior have little contact with one another, let alone with the outside world, and live within a non-monetarised economy dependent on subsistence agriculture.

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Agriculture in Nigeria has greatly improved in the past few years because of the advent of technology, government interference, and other necessary infrastructures. Growth in agricultural output has no doubt been on the rise as farmers are stepping away from subsistence agriculture and embracing modern civilization The agricultural sector is one of Nigeria's potential sources of revenue.

from Grow a Good Life

9 Crops to Grow for Food Storage

If you have a root cellar or cool basement consider experimenting with growing some of these crops for winter food storage.

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