Self sufficiency, homesteading, raising livestock, beekeeping and more.
When we were just toddlers in the 1950's, my brother and I rode with our parents in their old Nash from Corpus Christi to San Antonio to visit our grandparents in San Antonio, Texas. These are special times that we shall never see again and it is good to get them into print so we don't lose our very special American heritage. When we look back at fond memories of the past, we stop and smell the flowers.
Cattle farming and ranching plays an important role in preserving biodiversity and the habitats of local wildlife, while also supporting healthy soil.
Any person who has driven through the wide expanses of rural America and Canada could not have failed to see the beautiful old barns standing here and there. A homesteader barn was once a common sight in these areas because of the important role they played in helping the early settlers wrest a livelihood from the earth.
The country lifestyle is not for everyone. It's all about preparation. Knowing what you're getting into with a rural property. And being honest with yourself. Is country living really for you?
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