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When I was diagnosed with cancer many years ago, I found myself collecting inspiring quotes that I would write on little bits of paper and post around the house.

Some were over my desk. Others were on the bathroom mirror or tucked inside my checkbook.

They were little daily reminders to keep plugging along. It was a way for me to tell myself, “It’s okay, you’ve got this.”

Now – 4 years later – I am still cancer free. (and grateful)

But I have kept many of those inspiring quotes tucked in various corners of my life – Except now I sometimes change them out to focus on whatever I am working on at the moment.

The one currently over my desk has never changed.

It is a favorite because it covers a lot.

It applies to everything from a new project I might be starting, to a challenge I may be facing, to a new skill I may want to learn in the world of homesteading, DIY food crafting and well…in life.

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Amazing Farm Grows Local Food Atop a NYC Building

For the last two weeks, I have been busy writing and producing an episode of Growing A Greener World TV that is is so cool, I just have to tell...

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How To Save Berries For Later Preserving

I have been spending a lot of time traveling back and forth between my 1/10th of an acre city homestead here in Los Angeles and my family’s 14-acre Farmstead...

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Local Harvest Party Grows Friendships & Flavor

It happened a few weeks ago… My neighbor Terry, invited some of us over to harvest onions in his backyard. Now, that may not sound very exciting to some...

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Decoding the Secrets of an Orchard

There are several areas of the farmstead that we are working on right now. But the area I find most fascinating is the orchard. It sits right next to...

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How Polyface Farm is Healing Land One Acre At A Time

I had the privilege of visiting Polyface Farm twice in the last year – Once for a personal trip and the second time to film our TV show Growing A...

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How I Just Found Myself Transformed Into A Farmer…Overnight!

News Flash I have suddenly found myself transformed into an Organic Small-Scale Farmer. Well, I’m not starting a CSA or anything…yet. But, an unexpected turn of events have occurred...

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Decoding the Terms: Cage Free, Free Range & Pasture Raised Eggs

You’ve seen the egg cartons in the grocery store: “Cage Free!” and “Free Range!”.  And the newest one to hit the market “Vegetarian Raised!” Well, you might be surprised...

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DIY Sprouting Jar Tutorial for You and Your Chickens

You have probably heard all the hype over sprouted grains lately. It is a simple process where you sprout things like wheat, lentils, beans, spelt, millet, alfalfa, etc. in...

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