When I first started doing the animal thing nobody told me what could happen. Having been raised in the suburbs of Seattle, I had no idea what homesteading was.
Starting a homestead, or just living more sustainably where you are, is a daunting project. Fortunately there are many great blogs and books around that step through the thought processes of other homesteaders. One that I have particularly enjoyed recently is Leigh Tate’s book called 5 Acres & A Dream The Book: The Challenges of […]
You may be a homesteader and not even know it. Today’s modern homesteader wears many hats and can be very hard to label or define. Learn about the origins of homesteading, and read what various homesteaders believe is the idea and spirit of modern-day homesteading. Some of these ideas may convince you that you can […]
I call it Backyard Homesteading but you may have heard other names like, urban homesteading, suburban homesteading or backyard farming. But the basics are the same – taking the space you have and raising food on it and reclaiming vintage skills. It’s funny that in 2014 it has become a somewhat trendy thing to do; […]
This is our first year starting from scratch on our new homestead. We have so many things we want to do but starting out on a new homestead can be so expensive! To find out the financial challenges we’ve faced and how we’re coping, click to read more.