Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Sat, Aug 16, 2014 - 2:24pm

Pig Slaughter

Well, time to say goodbye to Pinky & Oinky...

Raising pigs for the first time has been a solid success. Shortly I'll put together a write-up of my experience and lessons learned, but first, it's time to process our two hogs.

The pigs will be slaughtered this coming Friday, Aug 22 @ 1pm 11am.

Local slaughterer John "One Shot" Taylor will be handling the wet work right on my property. I expect it to take 30-45 minutes in total. » Read more

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By Poet on Thu, Feb 20, 2014 - 6:57pm

Family Of 4 Lives 'Off The Grid' In The Middle Of The Desert

I'm gonna post a link to a Yahoo! Finance feature article (with pictures) on this guy, Abe Connally (34) and his wife Josie.


Very inspiring late Gen-X, early Gen-Y couple with two kids who managed to homestead in the Texas desert on very little. They grow most of their own vegetables, raise pigs, chicken, rabbits, etc. Rely on solar power and store their own water, etc.