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3 Forgotten Ways The Pioneers Built Fires Without Wood

3 Forgotten Ways The Pioneers Built Fires Without Wood

I’m fortunate to call the windswept prairie of the Great Plains my home. If you get out of farm country, it’s just grass as far as you can see. In fact, there are still places nearly unchanged since pioneers first tried settling this area more than 100 years ago. Although quiet and expansive, there are ...

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Planting A Windbreak

Planting A Windbreak

The low plains of southeastern Idaho where I grew up were marked by fierce winds year-round and blowing snow in the winter. Most farmers planted some sort of wind break around their property. Wind breaks offer protection from the wind ...

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