I’m a rugged individualist. I like to take care of myself, and not have to depend on anyone else to meet my needs. I think many other homesteaders will agree when I say that radical individualism is what drew me to homesteading and self-sufficiency in the first place. The idea that I could provide myself […]
Someone harvested something from my yard without asking and they left a note on my front porch letting me know. Here is what I think about it.
What makes a homesteader? There are many answers, but here it is boiled down in four basic principles. This blogger also reflects on how her commitment to Benedictine Spirituality led naturally to embracing a homesteading ethos.
I would love to eventually grow enough fruits and veggies and have enough chickens laying eggs for our homestead to have a cute little farm stand out front to help supply our community with fresh, locally grown, organic produce. The hubby and I have been discussing adding more chickens this spring. I may start of […]
The question has been raised recently about whether or not a community is necessary for homesteading. That is, do homesteaders require constant financial and physical assistance from those around them? This is a loaded question and I hope that I can give a good answer. The answer, after much thought is … Yes, but …. […]
Helping others in your community helps the whole community thrive. Make Monday Matter this week by donating to your local food pantry. Here is a list of foods that are most requested.