Homesteading is about reviving old skills, a lifestyle of self-sufficiency, joining others on the journey, sharing your knowledge to pass down for generations, turning away from a consumer culture and finding happiness with less. Many Homesteaders, rural and urban, practice: Agriculture, Food Preservation, Textile Production, Use Renewable Energy, Preserve Heirloom Vegetables, Raise Livestock and Bees, […]
Are goats right for me? I thought I was in love with my goats, but now I’m not so sure. I have visions of selling them and planting fruit trees in their yard right now. Even my goat-hating husband said I should take some time to think when one evening I wanted to put them […]
What resources do you have available? How well do you utilize what you do have? We’re homesteaders and we don’t have unlimited budgets and time. So here’s how you can make the most of some simple resources available to you.
Building a raised bed was the best gardening solution for our family needs! Join us as we go through the process of building the raised bed and adding it to our existing garden area!
“To me, homesteading means engaging in a give-and-take relationship with the earth. That means growing your own food, cooking from scratch, raising backyard livestock, collecting rainwater, simplifying your life, reducing your impact, and basically not being a jerk to Mother Nature. She is, after all, part of the reason why we are surviving.” – Kelli […]
It is often the case that human activity negatively affects the environment. For example, human food production is often seen as being at odds with conservation efforts. Yet, the reality is that edible gardening actually has the potential to reduce deforestation and improve biodiversity. Here’s a look at how food production can not only lighten […]