If youâ€™ve made the enormous decision to relocate and start a homestead, take the extra time to do it right. Research is essential! Read more about 5 important criteria when planning for a homestead.
No amount of planning or prepping prepared me for what I was walking into. Before you plunge in to your dreams of homesteading, read this first.
It’s time to look outside of the box and really begin to examine and applying new farming strategies that are more symbiotic and efficient for us in the long run.
Learn some tips and tricks from other homesteaders on what your micro-livestock needs to eat in order to stay healthy to ultimately benefit your family.
There is some discussion about the idea of livestock being an ideal alternative to the family dog or cat. While I do not agree on livestock animals becoming family pets, I do appreciate the research that went into which animals are child-friendly. See why these three livestock animals are family friendly.
It’s not enough that we are battling a food shortage, but now we will have to protect what is left of our food from cicadas. Learn some natural ways to repel this nuissance from your garden.
What characteristics go into finding a survival retreat? Author, James Rawles’ provides key characteristics to look for when searching out the perfect acerage for a survival retreat.
The word Amish evokes thoughts of horse buggies, rolling acres of farmland, and most importantly, a more simplified life. Although the Amish live modestly, they feel blessed with all they have. Their farmsteading priniciples are no different. Because they have embraced and preserved traditional farming methods passed down for hundreds of years, many who are beginning their journey towards a more agrarian lifestyle are looking to our Amish friends for some guidance.
This article was generously contributed by Popular Science for your reading pleasure. By Rebecca Boyle You say tomayto, I say tomahto. You say Miracle-Gro, I say … pee. Apparently, human urine works remarkably well as a fertilizer for tomatoes, according to a new study out of Finland. Plants fertilized with a mixture of stored human [...]
America was founded upon anÂ agrarian lifestyle,Â and farmers were the driving force behind America. Â Currently, people are trying to find ways to move back to farming in order to grow their own food, to beÂ more self sufficientÂ and less dependent on the government. Back To The Land Movement With the scare of an impending economic collapse, people [...]