If you’re working to live more sustainably on your urban or suburban homestead, growing as much of your own food as possible is likely one of your top goals. If you’re just starting out, though, the idea of buying lots of new equipment can be daunting — after all, many homesteaders are working to live as simply as possible, not to go into debt for lots of fancy new machines and gadgets.
Luckily, the smaller your homestead is, the more you can do by hand. As you expand, you might consider upgrading to tools and equipment that save you labor. Here are some pieces of essential equipment for your urban homestead.