“Homesteading is a lifestyle of self-sufficiency. It is characterized by subsistence agriculture, home preservation of foodstuffs, and it may or may not also involve the small-scale production of textiles, clothing, and craft work for the household use. Homesteading is not defined by where someone lives, such as the city or the country, but by the […]
The magical story of how we found water by dowsing and what we did to secure a safe supply of water for our new off-grid homestead,
Now that we have found our new property, it’s time to clear the road, pick the homestead spot and lay out where the house, gardens and orchard will be located. Here is how we set about doing that plus tips on utilizing the natural resources on the property.
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!
The last 17 years have been spent alone on a remote wilderness lake in northern Saskatchewan. The previous 20 years were spent homesteading in Maine. Join us as we make one last stand. A homestead on the Nova Scotia coast. We will again start from scratch and we will take the reader along with us […]
We explain some of the design considerations we take into account when designing a new home’s floor plan. Efficient use of space is a paramount consideration and we offer our thoughts on the subject. This is part 2 of 2.