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Homestead Definition

What is a homestead? Homestead is defined as a house and the farmland that it is on. But the modern homestead definition, and the term “homesteading,” means so much more… Homestead Definition According to Merriam-Webster, homestead is a house and the farmland that it’s on. This simple definition is both broad and flexible enough to […]

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31 Outdoor Survival Skills For The True Outdoorsman

If you’re a true outdoorsman, you’ve got the outdoor survival skills to endure anything the great outdoors throws your way. So I have to ask… are you a true outdoorsman? In this article: Camping Survival Skills Outdoor Survival Hacks Using Everyday Items Camping in the Rain Outdoor Survival Skills Defensive Survival Skills Fire-Building Survival Skills […]

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How to Hand Wash Clothes for Homestead Living

Want to know how to hand wash clothes? If you want to add some homesteading skills you can use everyday, then find out how to wash clothes by hand. It’s a great way to conserve energy and also save money. How to Hand Wash Clothes for Homestead Living With all the modern technology around us […]

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Natural Ways To Repel Grasshoppers

Want to repel grasshoppers threatening your garden? Get the instructions on natural ways to get rid of grasshoppers as you continue reading below. RELATED: 4 Organic DIY Insect Sprays For Your Survival Garden In this article: Apple Cider Vinegar Spray for Grasshoppers Cilantro Plants Garlic Oil Spray All-Purpose Flour Molasses Traps Keep a Few Chickens […]

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Raising Chickens For Meat [Chapter 9] Raising Backyard Chickens – Homestead Handbook

Start raising chickens for meat, and enjoy eating fresh poultry on your homestead. Raising backyard chickens has many benefits, chicken eggs and chicken meat are just some of them. You are reading Chapter 9 of our Homestead Handbook: Raising Backyard Chickens Chapter 9: Raising Chickens for Meat Now this chapter is for my meat eaters. […]

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30+ Ways To Use Everyday Items For Survival

Image via Joe Haupt / CC BY-SA 2.0 As a homesteader, you strive to be prepared for emergencies. You have an extended food supply, a well-stocked first-aid kit, and back-up plans for loss of power. However, when a disaster strikes, even the best-laid plans can go awry. You may be in a place where those […]

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