our goals

As we accomplish our goals we will cross them off and create a link to any related post. We may add or remove goals as we go through this and see what fits our family best.
short term: starting in the next weeks
  • build a small green house
  • start herb garden
  • plant large veggie garden
  • build chicken coup
  • start using only our eggs
  • purchase and raise meat chickens
  • get serious about composting
  • find and use local Dairy source
  • make butter
  • switch to homemade bread
  • switch to natural homemade cleansers
near-ish future: in the next months
  • become totally independent of store bought meat (buy from local butcher or family)
  • build pig pin
  • purchase a goat for milk
  • learn to “put up” (canning, freezing, drying, ect.)
  • try to make cheeses
  • make homemade soda syrups for SodaStream
  • homemade soap
long term: in the coming years
  • grow grains for bread and beer
  • grow potatoes and corn al though they are easy they are also very cheap and accessible so no need to grow them
  • plant berry bushes
  • plant fruit trees
  • learn to grow mushrooms
  • learn to cultivate yeast
  • solar panels for new house water pump and water heater
  • raise our own calf, pig, occasional lamb
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