Welcome To The Small Town Homestead

Welcome To The Small Town Homestead

A homesteading website where we talk about gardening, livestock, food preservation, self sufficiency, sustainability, self reliance, urban homesteading, permaculture, foraging, hunting, fishing and the skills that will help you in your homesteading journey.

You can read our blog, listen to the Modern Homesteading Podcast, Join our Facebook Group “The Homestead Front Porch,” or you can take things to the next level and join our Homestead Forum Membership Community where you get special members only podcast episodes, exclusive videos, courses, access to the discussion forum and discounts on products and resources for your homesteading journey.

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Latest Articles and Podcast Episodes

Grow Mushrooms Where You Can't Grow Anything Else

Grow Mushrooms Where You Can’t Grow Anything Else

If you're like me you like to make use of as many places as possible in your yard to grow food but what do you do when you have a shady spot where plants won't grow? Why not grow some mushrooms! ...
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Homesteading and Market Gardening With Guest Jason Smith

Homesteading and Market Gardening With Guest Jason Smith

On this podcast episode I'm joined by Homesteader and Market Gardener Jason Smith to talk about his homesteading journey and a little about the ins and outs of establishing and running a market garden ...
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Gardening In A Hoophouse With Guest Pam Dawling

Gardening In A Hoophouse With Guest Pam Dawling

On this podcast episode I'm joined by Gardener and Author Pam Dawling as we talk about how year round gardening in a hoophouse can increase yields and the quality of vegetables and extend the growing season ...
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A Few Favorite Perennials With Guest Natalie Bogwalker

A Few Favorite Perennials With Guest Natalie Bogwalker

On this podcast episode I'm joined by Founder and Director of Wild Abundance.net Natalie Bogwalker and we discuss a few of her favorite perennials for the homestead and her school Wild Abundance and the classes they offer ...
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Creating and Utilizing “Edge” For Abundance

Creating and Utilizing “Edge” For Abundance

What is commonly referred to as the tenth Permaculture design principle is “Edge Effect” which is the use of edge and natural patterns for best effect. Use of this principle can increase productivity, efficiency  and diversity throughout your homestead, especially when used in small scale spaces ...
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