My Urban Homestead (noun): A St. Louis City based urban homestead and cottage bakery focused on creating a more sustainable, organic lifestyle and planet.

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Reflecting on 2022

This past year was my 3rd year of my gardening, homesteading, and sustainability journey. I started back in 2020 during the height of the pandemic, and 3 years later in going strong. This year will be my 4th year, and I’m loving every single minute of it! In 2022, I set a goal of not…

How to Pick Your Chickens Q&A

Q: Where did you get your chickens? A: A variety of places. It really depends on if you want chicks to start, pullets, or already laying hens. I got Lucy who was 2 years old from someone giving her away on Facebook. I got Beulah and Ethel from a feed store (they were 12 weeks…

Chicken First Aid

Here are some recommendations for chicken first aid and care. Please note that there are some conditions that require further intervention from a trained professional. If your chickens have worms, small viruses, minor illnesses, are egg bound, have cuts, or small wounds, you should be able to support your chickens at home. When in doubt,…

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