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Being a Diet Dissenter- Meat Rabbit Edition

I don’t know whether I’m naïve or too good at surrounding myself with people who think like me, but strongly negative responses to my back-to-nature lifestyle have caught me completely by surprise. One topic that has recently raised particular contempt has been Ian and my decision to raise meat rabbits.

When we first got our rabbits a few weeks ago I giddily wrote a quick Facebook post and shared it in a few homesteading/simple living groups. The response back to me was very tepid. This was right around the time Facebook introduced the “emotional spectrum of likes”, and suffice it to say my status got a lot of the faces filled with tears and boiling rage.

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Seed Selection for the Homestead Garden

The weather here has certainly taken a turn, which has been a welcome reminder that it is actually winter out here…meaning that spring is only weeks away. 

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The current wintering garden

And with spring comes work in the the very first garden I have been independently responsible for. Garden prep is a little behind right now as I could easily be starting some seeds indoors right now if I had my game together. Newsflash: I don’t. Not yet. But I’m on my way, and in the next few weeks I will be starting seeds both indoors and in our tiny garden shed. I’m very excited for the entire process to begin, so below is the culmination of a weekend’s work: my shopping list of garden seeds.

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