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Building a Homestead

Our current homestead resides on 1/8 acre. It would have been fun to delve into this lot completely, but atlas it was just our building block for a future homestead.Within the next couple of months, you’ll be able to click on the following small homestead setups we’ve enacted for details, advice, pictures, and experience.

  • Establishing Garden Space
  • Rain Barrel Catchment
  • Outdoor Compost Bins
  • Worm Compost Bin System
  • Chicken Coops and Run
  • Canning Books and Tools
  • Fermented Foods: Sauerkrauts
  • Fermented Drinks: Kefir Water, Kombucha, Flower Wines
  • Homemade Dog Food
  • Bread Bakers

Startup Resources:

  • The Backyard Homestead – Carleen Madigan
  • The Vegetable Gardener’s Guide to Permaculture – Christopher Shein
  • Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day – Jeff Hertzberg and Zoe Francois
  • The Small-Scale Poultry Flock – Harvey Ussery
  • Wild Fermentation – Sandor Katz
  • Put ‘em Up! – Sherri Brooks Vinton