Gold antlers are all over the wild web and I wrote this post to bring the impossibly expensive (no thanks, retail!) or the impossible (um, those horn things are cute but where do I get them?) to the very possible for my Dear Readers. This post is your beginner’s guide to antler terminology and in […]
Are you interested in buying a generator for home use? When you live off the grid, a reliable generator can be a valuable asset. But before investing your hard-earned money, do your research. And keep these ten things in mind whether you’re hoping to buy a generator online or in person.
Whether you’re just getting started with homesteading or are looking to find better tactics and techniques to make your home and garden run a little more smoothly, we have some great resources for you! Many of our members have written amazing books that will help you to learn more about gardening, raising animals, homesteading with […]
Are you thinking of moving off the grid or homesteading? Or maybe homesteading while you’re off the grid? If so, you probably know by now that reliable information is hard to come by – especially if you’re a beginner. Solar panels, heating with wood, battery banks and generators – it’s hard to find information that’s […]
Regular pasture walks are an important part of maintaining your property. What do you need to be looking at, and looking for, while walking through your pastures and along your property lines? Here’s the why, and the how, and a reminder to enjoy it!
Each year I think of the past year and wonder if we accomplished what we needed to and if we could have done more. I wonder if the costs of the feed and the care of the animals equaled to the amount of resources gleaned from our homestead. I have written a homestead goal before […]