Homesteading in the Colder Months – Essential Skills to Develop Over the Winter Season

Scottish highland cow in the winter

“Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.” – Rumi. Homesteading in the colder months for the first time might not turn out to be as you had planned, but there is so much to learn, skills to develop, chores to do, and …

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Homesteading Must Haves

homestead must haves

When you make the decision to go off the grid and build a family property that allows you to be self sufficient and safe in the event of a crisis or disaster, you need to make sure it meets several requirements in addition to food and water. Follow along for a short list of homesteading …

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Homestead Where You Are

canning food

So you don’t have land, or livestock, or a garden… How can you start homesteading where you are? What does homesteading mean anyway? Wikipedia says, Homesteading is a lifestyle of self-sufficiency. It is characterized by subsistence agriculture, home preservation of food, and may also involve the small scale production of textiles, clothing, and craftwork for …

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