When designing a homestead based on permaculture principles, it’s essential to draw out a few maps before getting started. This process is akin to putting together a puzzle. Dumping out and looking at all the pieces from a bird’s-eye view before putting together the puzzle gives you a vision for your ultimate goal, so your […]
Knowing how to correct the simple mistakes we make as homesteaders can provide a more efficient and rewarding homestead journey.
30 Things You Can Do to Get Your Homestead Spring Ready – Right Now!It is time to get your backyard homestead spring ready! As winter is rolling away and we are getting prepared to welcome spring there are a few chores you can do around your homestead to get it ready for spring. Get these […]
For someone just starting out with an existing property or for those who are still contemplating an off-grid homesteading lifestyle, the transition can seem daunting. How do I get started and what do I tackle first? After 37 years living an off-grid, homesteading life, we share our thoughts in a 2 part post. This is […]
Have you always dreamed of the self-sufficient life? Want it so bad you can taste it? Problem is you can’t quite get there because your spouse is dead-set opposed to it? I used to be that person–No, not the one dead-set on homesteading, but the one who would never consider it. But somehow, gently and […]
I recently stumbled across the Abundant Permaculture website and watched a couple of Justin’s videos. That’s when I had my aha moment. Why am I working so hard to fight nature? I struggle with trying to get my morning chores completed while trying to improve our coop to accommodate our recent additions to the homestead, […]