What to do while you wait on your dream homestead? There are so many things you can be doing as a homesteader while you work to get to your dream homestead – even if you’re in an apartment! WHAT TO DO WHILE YOU WAIT ON YOUR DREAM HOMESTEAD Educate yourself. Start reading everything your library […]
Here’s how you can start homesteading today, even if you’re flat broke.
The better skilled we became at homesteading, the more successful our little farm has become. It’s never too soon or too late to brush up on those essential skills to run your homestead efficiently. Here’s 40 of them along with video tutorials!
We’ve recently started getting raw milk from a local farmer. Oh happy day! This means we have some cream at our disposal. I’m not complainin’ 😉 One rainy day my little kids and I decided to break out a few jars and use an old-fashioned technique to make butter with that cream. It is so […]
Having an orchard on the homestead is a worthy pursuit, but it can be an expensive endeavor. So how can you have a rewarding bountiful orchard without over spending? Try your hand at grafting. It’s an affordable way that just takes a little know how and practice. In this article we will tell you how […]
“Homesteading to me is a mind-set and a skill set. Developing homesteading skills does take time and effort. But more importantly, it’s important to develop a can-do attitude and to cultivate relationships that foster interdependence, even when we’re striving for self-sufficiency.” -Teri Our homesteading journey began in Oregon in 1999. After several months of living […]