Money is one of the biggest concerns on the Homestead (and most other places), so in order to have what you want and need, you have to manage what you have now…
There are some skills that you may not have even heard about, that if you learned and practiced, would make your life on the Homestead a whole lot easier…
You’ll quickly tire digging a hole with a manual post-hole digger. I’m not stopping you and you’ll probably get in better shape than I digging it using your own muscles (I’ll watch and hand you a beer when you’re done).
Are these old-world skills still important? Yes. If you want to gain more independence and rely on your own devices, learning some old-world skills…
I’m always looking for easier ways to do things; I’m actually kind of lazy. So when I come across another way to do something, of course I’m going…
You may not have to go very far thinking about how to earn a living — what are you doing now that you can turn into extra cash?
Between these two extremes, there are some realities that most Homesteaders would agree upon that they might share with those star-struck to get into Homesteading.
Your Homestead may take more money than you plan. It’s also going to take more time. And work. How can you do it all — keep money coming in while all your time and effort is going into the Homestead?
The Homestead life looks glamorous. For some people, it may be a way to escape. For others, Homesteading is a way back to more natural ways. There are many reasons people want to Homestead.
Would you rather have a horse or an ass on your Homestead? Most people think horses right away but having an ass might be well worth the trouble.
There are some skills that you just need to know if you’re on the Homestead. You don’t have to do everything but there are some things only you should learn how to do…
On the Homestead you’re going to do many things yourself. Are you going to grow food, raise animals, make your own furniture, build your own cabin, make your own energy,
You’re going to have to share in a Cooperative Farming project. Share work and money. And profits.
Making money on the Homestead has to be one of the most common questions.
You’re missing out if you’re not hard at work.
You must get organized and plan as you move from two incomes, to one.
Here is a list of 10 ways to earn an income working from home.
Now he and his wife live in a small space in NY. He works 20 hours as a writer earning income (his wife works). He has some insights that will help you on your simple living adventure.
If you are going to Homestead to escape the “rat race” and get out of the binds of society, you will be in exactly the same situation as you are right now.
I have a famous uncle who proclaims to be “self-unemployed”. He’s not really famous but after he quit his job many years ago, he and his wife have managed to be self-employed or in my perspective, he works around his Homestead and manages to make a living. That’s famous in my mind. He raises a…