This might sound a bit harsh, but my homestead is not a theme park, petting zoo, or quaint local tourist spot. It’s my home. Although I encourage people to ask me questions and I’m happy to grant tours on my own terms, wandering around without consent is never okay. It just isn’t. This wasn’t the […]
The homestead setting is a hot bed of potential illness, on the other hand, we are building up our immunities. Somewhere there has to be a balance. Surprisingly, this is a topic not covered much in homesteading circles. Many articles are written about animal health and the various ailments that may befall our livestock but […]
There’s no doubt about it, it’s easy to get injured on the farm and homestead. Large machinery and animals can set you up for serious pain if you aren’t cautious. Although these tips won’t guarantee your safety, when followed consistency they can cut down on your chances of injury.
Homesteading is a wonderful life, but it isn’t without its risks. Every year thousands of people are injured or killed in farm-related incidents. Follow these tips to help keep you and your family safe when working on your small farm or homestead.