Homesteading Skills to Learn

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30
November

The definition of the term “homesteading” has gone through a number of changes over the years. But these days, it is primarily used to refer to the idea of self sufficiency. In other words, homesteading is a way of life that involves people providing for themselves. This of course also means foregoing some of the conveniences that the modern world has made available to us. But if the price is sacrificing a little bit of convenience, then the reward is being able to live a happier, healthier, more fulfilling, and more environmentally friendly lifestyle that many people are unfortunately missing out on these days. If this sounds like something of interest to you, continue reading. There are a number of skills you can learn that will help you achieve this kind of lifestyle.

27
November

Homesteaders take on many time-consuming tasks themselves. For an efficient kitchen, keep the following supplies on hand.

Urban Homesteading Explained

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23
November

Sustainable living has become a popular option for those seeking a more self-sufficient lifestyle. Also known as urban homesteading, this movement has become a way of life for those who have suffered economic trouble through loss of a job, illness or the accumulation of too much debt. Others choose this lifestyle to reduce their carbon footprint and cut their dependence on mass production.

Urban Homesteading Today

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20
November

Urban homesteading is a comprehensive term describing the practice of providing for one’s own needs in an urban residential setting. It can be practiced through home gardening, conservation of resources such as water and electricity, and even raising small livestock for personal consumption. Urban homesteading serves multiple purposes, including self sufficiency and environmental conservation.

What is Homesteading?

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16
November

Homesteading is a term that goes back as far as the 1860’s when the United States Congress passed the Homestead Act, which gave ownership of 160 acres of land to a family if they were able to live on and cultivate it for five years. It was how the west was settled and the term has come back up in modern times, but in a different sense.