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I slept in, waking up at first light and figured it was almost 7:00am (there is no clock in my cabin). I stoked the stoves, let the cat in, made my morning drink – a quart of luke warm water with a lime squeezed in – and settled down to write thank you notes for a recent fund raiser we had for the Center. Light fluffy snow fell outside creating a lazy holiday mood.Read more
JON TEVLIN , Star Tribune ELY, Minn. - Go east out of Ely, past the gas station and the Wolf Center, leaving any semblance of civilization behind. Dirt roads narrow and giant potholes rattle your chassis for miles. You turn down the long driveway, past a gate and a sign that warns to watch for dog sleds.Read more
Living a simple life on the Homestead not only helps one understand just how many things most would consider necessity to be superfluous, but also to appreciate the things that might seem easily obtained elsewhere - namely, fresh produce. On the Homestead, an emphasis is placed on the relationship between the food consumed and the surrounding eco systems.Read more