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Living the Homestead Life Becoming Self Sufficient One Day At A Time

I love living the homestead live and thought I'd share with you where to get started yourself becoming self sufficient


listography: home and garden (Living The Homestead Life Being Self Sufficient Starting Today)

Because I know there are many others out there that would love to learn the basics of self sufficiency I'm going to make a list of resources for learning and acquiring the necessary information to become self sufficient and live the homesteading life yourself.

Living The Homestead Life Becoming Self Sufficient Is a Process

Reflecting back I've come to realize that living the homestead life is a process of becoming self sufficient. When I first started this journey, I had no idea goats had no upper teeth, how to make bread from scratch, whether you needed a rooster to get chicken eggs, how to incubate and raise baby chicks, or how to do so many things that I have learned over the last seven years.

Living The Homestead Life

Living The Homestead Life. 38 likes. Living the homestead life, the trials, the joys, the amazing glimpses into a world that is fast slipping away.


SECRET Fertilizer :) My 'fertilizing cocktail' consists of mixing 1/2 bottle of cheap beer, 1 tablespoon of Epson salts, and 2 tablespoons of fish emulsion in a watering can (1-2 gallons). I do this to ALL my vegetable, flowers, and indoor plants. You will definitely notice the difference in a few weeks!

Homesteading Today - getting back-to-the-land practicing sustainable, agricultural, ecologically sound, energy effici...

Homesteading Today is an online forum and community of individuals who are getting back-to-the-land practicing sustainable, agricultural, ecologically sound, do-it-yourself, self-sufficient lifestyles.

Homegrown Revolution (Award winning short-film 2009)- The Urban Homestead

Check us out at: The Dervaes Family on Facebook: The Urban Homestead on Facebook: For more on the film: To purchase a copy for public screening: ~~~~~ This film features: Jules Dervaes, Justin Dervaes, Anais Dervaes and Jordanne Dervaes Homegrown Revolution is a short introduction to the homegrown project that has been called a new revolution in urban sustainability.

POLYFACE FARM - Joel Salatin

Check out FRESH, the documentary that stars Joel Salatin, at Joel Salatin writes in his website that he is "in the redemption business: healing the land, healing the food, healing the economy, and healing the culture." And if you visited his farm, you'd know he means it & lives it!

Homesteading Life

I love goats. A while back there was a contest to raise money for a local charity where people had to vote on who would have to kiss a goat. When I saw it I thought, "Heck, I'd do it for free." But that is me, not everyone loves goats like I do I suppose.