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.
Winter is the best time to collect those fallen tree limbs from your yard. Instead of burning them, clean them and make a really cute and functional rustic wattle fence.
From learning new skills, living a simpler life, and being self sufficient, learn why my husband and I are striving to become true homesteaders.
After 37 years of living an off-grid homesteading lifestyle, we share some of the insights and experiences we’ve learned so that you too, can successfully live a self-reliant life.
An alternative to the outdoor outhouse and composting toilets is the urine diverting toilet setup. In this post, I discuss, how we avoid hoofing to an outhouse at -40F by having an indoor version of an outhouse.
I had a question from a fellow homesteader about outhouses. We used an outhouse for 20 years in Maine and I’ve used them in remote exploration camps too. In this post, I talk about the construction and proper use of the outdoor outhouse.