Think you can’t homestead without livestock? Think again. These 16 plants can meet all your protein needs and get your homestead well on its way to self sufficiency without all the barns, morning chores, and chicken poop. They’re perfect for small scale, urban, or vegan homesteaders.
Running a CSA of any size can be a great way for homesteaders to make some extra cash or start turning their farm into a real business. They won’t work if you can’t get customers to sign up though! Learn what to include on a sign up sheet and flyer when advertising for your homestead […]
As homesteaders we care about the environment and our lifestyle naturally lends itself to less waste but that doesn’t mean we should keep striving for better! If you want to have an empty trash can at the end of each week here’s a huge list of ways to you can cut down on your waste.
We spent this summer working on building our off grid home. Take a look back at where it all started and how we chose the perfect spot to build. Learn about things you may consider if you’re planning an off grid home of your own.
Selling cut flowers can be an excellent income source for any small farm or homestead. Knowing where to start can be a challenge though. There’s more to flowers than selecting pretty varieties. Read on to find out what makes a good cut flower variety and which varieties we’ll be growing next season.
Coming up with gift ideas can be a real struggle. As homesteaders we want to avoid the big box stores and give something that’s more meaningful than gift cards. Here’s a list of things homesteaders can gift to their loved ones this season.