Neighbors Raise Stink About Noises and Smells at Local Farm

FARMERSLAND, IN – County officials say neighbors of local farmer Ed MacDonald complained at wednesday’s meeting about the sounds and smells of his farm. It is reported that Old Man MacDonald has had his farm long before any neighbors moved into the area. However, neighbors claim they were unaware of what farms smelled and sounded […]

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Urban Homesteading May Be The Answer

According to the United States Census Bureau 62.7% of the population live within city limits, that’s over 203 million people. When we consider that most of those people live in homes with at least a small yard and many without yards have community gardens available to them we can begin to see the potential of a solution for many of the problems we now have and many of the looming future problems we are facing.

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Neighborhood Outdoor Movie Night

Did you ever want to do something that would bring together the community, help build relationships with your neighbors, something that would be enjoyable for everyone and yet affordable, something that people would remember and talk about? Why not host a neighborhood outdoor movie night.

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How To Find Places To Hunt

Hunting is a great way to fill the homestead freezer but what do you do if you don’t have a place to hunt? Many modern homesteaders don’t have a hundred acres of fields and woods, many are living out their homesteading dreams of self sufficiency on urban city lots and suburban lots and because of […]

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My 10 Favorite Homesteading Podcasts

Today’s question comes from Glen via email. He writes “Enjoying your podcast (The Modern Homesteading Podcast), i’m just getting started homesteading and  listen to podcasts on my daily 2 hour commute for inspiration. Do you know of any other good homesteading podcasts that I might like listening to? Thanks and keep up the good work.” First, […]

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10 Best Online Communities For Homesteaders

If we are going to spend time online we may as well make the most of it. That is why I find myself spending time in homesteading communities, places where I can gain knowledge, be inspired, meet new like minded friends and just sometimes have some fun. So in this post I thought I would share a few of those places with you.

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5 Ways To Know If You’re A Homesteader

When many people think of homesteading they think about a cabin in the middle of a big woods completely off the grid, living off the land and this certainly can be homesteading at its finest. However these days homesteading has taken on a deeper and somewhat more inclusive meaning, it is characterized by a lifestyle of self-sufficiency and sustainability but this comes in many forms and can look different from household to household.

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