Homesteading is an excellent safety net that can help to see you through hard times. Still, it’s also important to consider whether you need a safety net for your safety net. The idea of living off your land alone is a solid one, but still, things can go wrong and leave you struggling.
You could end up having your crops attacked by a disease or damage to your roof costing you a lot of money to repair. You should think about what you would do if you experienced an emergency or a string of bad luck, and how you would keep going.