Homesteading is most often associated with farming, gardening and canning in the spring, summer and fall months. But there are plenty of activities to keep homesteaders busy and productive all winter long as well! Here are 13 ideas to get you inspired to live a homestead lifestyle this winter.
You don’t have to own land or even livestock to be a homesteader. Here are 5 ways you can get started wherever you live and right now.
Society is falling apart in so many places. The earth keeps throwing disasters at us, one after the other. And we are losing our resilience. More and more we are relying on government for assistance, on corporations for supplying our food, clothing and income. On external forces for our happiness. We are giving away our […]
In this modern world we are losing touch with some traditional skills that we really should preserve. You don’t need to even own land to embrace homesteading! You can learn to homestead anywhere. Homesteading is a way of life, a mindset and it is very rewarding. Traditional homesteading skills are great to learn for ourselves, […]
Homesteading is about becoming more self-sufficient, decreasing your dependence on external sources like utilities and retail providers, and living a more local life to be healthier and diminish your impact on the environment. Achieving those goals requires that we are continually learning new skills and expanding on that knowledge. If you’re just starting to see […]
If you really look into sustainability and survival for that matter, you will find that community (as opposed to isolation) renders your best chance of survival. Building community involves a level of giving, being willing to help a friend or neighbor. And it just makes you a better person. Often times, we seem to think […]