Think God doesn’t answer prayers? Behave as though you have it. Praise God as though you have it.
Ever feel like you are the only one who is not doing ALL THE THINGS? No matter what you are doing, it feels like someone else is doing more, better, faster and with more style. You’re not alone. I promise – you’re not alone
Harvesting rainwater is important even in climates that get abundant rain. It reduces town water consumption and stress on local water systems.
Goat care is somewhat different than typical farm and household animals. It doesn’t help that there are some very silly, very wrong myths about goats
You have been creating a lifestyle of self-sufficiency, increasing your reliance and skills in order to thrive in any economy. You have skills and you have resources … and you have a job.
When life is uncertain and the economy is frightening, secure wealth is the same as it was for our great-grandparents – food, fuel, and the promise of a future
Is homesteading such a chancy endeavour that those who choose to do it must live around people who can provide them with ready assistance, resources and even money when things go badly?
Multiple income streams on the homestead make sense – don’t put all your eggs in one basket! A few eggs here, an extra zucchini there, an article on milking goats, all add up.
Before you leave stores, clean water, ready heat and electricity, take the time to learn these 7 essential skills for off-grid survival!
Whether you’re living on a large property in the country or a small suburban block, you can usually find room for a few chickens, they are cheap to feed and they are relatively small and easy to butcher.
Start your homestead right by avoiding our mistakes! You’ll make your own, and not repeating ours will put you ahead of the game.
Grow it, keep it, use it and don’t forget about the sun. Five tips for increasing self-sufficiency while saving money.
If you have the right zoning, you might be able to raise some backyard livestock for meat, wool, eggs, milk and more. Here are some that are well suited.
Raising chickens can be expensive and a lot of work, so why do people do it? There are definite benefits to raising chickens at home – for eggs, meat, insect reduction, or just companionship. And they’re not really as expensive as you might think.
Living with wood fuel has a learning curve, but it’s worth the effort in money savings and more.
Taking care of chickens can be as easy as you want it to be and chicken coop plans can be as simple or as fancy as you wish and are willing to build.
15 edible weeds – wild plants that grow almost everywhere, are ready to harvest in the spring before the garden is ready, and are delicious and nutritious!
Homesteading with young children is difficult. Anyone who says otherwise is lying. But with a bit of work in the early years, you’ll have those capable homesteading teenagers later. Here’s how.
Bookmark this extensive list of questions to ask when buying rural property. Save a lot of problems by knowing the answers to these very important questions.
Basic chicken coop requirements are simple and straightforward. By paying attention to these few things, you will have birds that are happy, healthy, and produce plenty of delicious eggs.
Quick – can you tell me the most cost-effective way to get security, companionship and entertainment on your farm? A dog, of course! A big, muscular farm dog! Farms (and homesteads) and dogs go together like … well, like little children and dogs. And guess what we got this week? Generally, adding a new…
Apartment homesteading is possible. Homesteading is about taking control of your food, the energy you use, the resources that you employ, and pursuing self-sufficiency.
A lot of people think that “the Grid” means the interaction between human beings in our society. If that were the case, then going off grid is a ridiculous concept. Who wants to live in complete isolation from all other people?
Defining homesteading isn’t easy. This modern movement with an old-fashioned name has changed over the years