Before we made our homestead leap, we lived on a 6 figure income. Moving to the Alaskan bush has made holding a regular 9-5 impossible. Moving from a large steady income to a small inconsistent one has been a challenge. Here’s how we are handling it, as well as our future plans for making our […]
So you’ve bought your homestead. After years of dreaming, and saving and planning, it’s finally yours! Now what? Land still costs money, taxes will always be there, so most of us still need to make an income. I’ve collected the best ways to make money from the comfort of your homestead!
Garlic has been touted as a cash crop. Rumors say it sells for as much as $16/lb! A tenth of an acre of elephant garlic, for example, can earn you as much as $40,000!! Here’s everything you need to know to get started growing garlic.
There are so many ways to make money on the homestead, which is great, because so many homesteaders are striving to be independent and off the grid, not tied down to the “rat race” in any way. One of the most common is through “Cottage Laws,” which enables the sales of homemade food goods. Find […]
It seems these days, no matter how off the grid or self-sufficient you are, you still need money. While the hubby and I still have full time jobs, we dream of the day that we will be more self-sufficient and be able to work for ourselves only. As a start, we do what we can […]
Do you want to start a homestead but don’t know how to make it work with your income? My husband is a full-time teacher and I only teach part time, but we still save HALF of our income each month for the sole purpose of building our homestead with our own hands. Check out this […]