Another story from Michigan which everyone should find rather encouraging.
We landed in the small town of Gwinn in Marquette County, where Libby has family ties. The home we moved into, which has been in the family since the 1940’s, was nestled on 13 acres in the “Lake Residential District” and offered a multitude of opportunities for our growing family.
After the initial challenges of the move, we began developing a plan for self-sufficiency. In 2002, we planted a garden and, by 2003, kept a small flock of 25 chickens. I was working full time away from home; Libby was working overtime as a stay at home mom and farmer.
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