CLICK HERE TO BECOME A PIONEER FOR NEW LOW PRICE Homesteading roots began with people trying to turn their life around by making a profit. Signed into law in May 1862, the Homestead Act opened up settlement in the western United States, allowing any American, including freed slaves, to put in a claim for up […]
It is one of the sad truths of homesteading that you will face early on in your journey and throughout all your years as a homesteader… WASTE! You work hard all year in your garden, planting, watering, weeding. You watch as your little seedlings sprout and become bigger and bigger. You prune, clip dead heads, […]
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If you want to run a truly profitable homestead you need to make sure that your time and labor is being tracked, and that a dollar value is put to that time and labor spent. But how much is your time spent on the farm worth? We all love the time we spend on our […]
In this episode of #ASKHOMESTEADY we answer your questions regarding our recent goat birth. Was this birth too chaotic for Gizmo? Did we mess up her bonding with her babies? Why didn’t we just let nature take it’s course and let Gizmo figure out how to feed her babies? Did Gizmo’s milk actually come in? […]
Homesteading isn’t always wonderful. You try to give your animals the best life possible. Fresh pasture, comfortable shelter, lots of love. But sometimes the inevitable happens, and you find yourself with sick animals, or broken infrastructure, or something else that goes wrong that you never saw coming. Over the last few years we have experienced […]