Homesteading: The Plan – How

Previous posts: Getting Started, Why, Where “The Journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” In our case, we were dealing with a layoff and couldn’t keep up with the mortgage. It was then we asked ourselves, “why are we in this over-priced house on a tiny lot, living beyond our means?” I…

Homesteading: The Plan – Where

You want to homestead and have created a plan and have your reasons for homesteading (the “why”).¬† Next on the list is where will you homestead. You are probably imagining¬† several acres with crops and chickens and all sorts of farm implements to start homesteading; that you’ll need to sell your urban or sub-urban home…

Homesteading – Getting Started

Homesteading is a lifestyle of self-sufficiency. It is characterized by subsistence agriculture, home preservation of foodstuffs, and it may or may not also involve the small scale production of textiles, clothing, and craftwork for household use or sale. You’ve got the itch but don’t know where to begin? I can relate. Everyone’s circumstances are different….