I raise a lot of our own meat and butcher it myself, most of the rest we buy on the hoof and I do the butchering, so we get our meat usualy for around 10-25 cents/lbs. We raise a garden and can some for the winter. I plan to put in an orchard in the next couple of years. We cut our own wood and use that as our heat for the winter. What are some of the things you do or have planed in the near future to provide your own needs rather than buying it from someone else.