Boy has it been an amazing, exciting and exhausting two weeks! I’d be lying to you if I didn’t say it wasn’t just a bit overwhelming too. Not everything that we think needs to be done actually needs to be done right away. Things take time and the whole point of us owning a homestead […]
If you have been wanting to begin homesteading and are looking for great resources, here is one for you! Here is my review of Anna Twitto’s “Your Own Hands – Self-Reliant Projects for Independent Living”.
Imagine going to the shop… without bringing any money. Loading up on vegetables, bread, cleaning products and snacks; and not paying a cent. This is what we do our local alternative market – where everything is to be paid in Furas, our own “social money”. It’s an amazing initiative that not only strengthens the community, […]
It can be a daunting task to build a road into your new homestead or build an access trail to a woodlot. I provide lots of information on the many considerations one needs to think about when laying out and building an access road.
Over our homesteading career, we’ve designed and built both of our homes. We’ve learned a lot from the experience. We’d like to share some of the lessons we’ve learned to make it easier for you to plan that perfect homestead dwelling.
Think you can’t have a homestead without a garden? Think again! If you don’t have a garden, don’t despair. There are a lifetime of skills to learn. Here are 80 productive skills to start your path to homesteading without a garden.