What are you lacking to really get your homestead going; time, money, land, stuff? In this episode I will discuss how to find free and cheap resources to build your homestead.
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.
There is nothing I’ve pursued in homesteading that has brought me more value in the past few years than building community and it wasn’t even on the list of reasons I wanted to homestead in the beginning. Here are 7 reasons I believe having a homesteading community is important.
Integration Rather Than Segregation is recognized as the eight permaculture design principle and in this article we will look at how integration rather than segregation can be applied to benefit your homestead by adding efficiency and productivity.
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.
Possibilities In Urban Homesteading –
Folks have been asking for a complete tour of our Urban Homestead for a while now so I thought it was about time I did that.
A few years ago when I started homesteading I had no idea what permaculture was, I was simply growing a few vegetables in some raised beds, planting a couple fruit trees and raising a few rabbits. Then permaculture came into my life and it changed everything about the way I was homesteading.