Homesteading is a lifestyle of self-sufficiency. It is characterized by subsistence agriculture, home preservation of food, and may also involve the small scale production of textiles, clothing, and craftwork for household use or sale… read more from Wikipedia

Examples of homesteading include:

  • Growing your own food to provide for your family
  • Eating more nutritious, wholesome foods
  • Using homegrown produce to can foods for pantry
  • Raising farm animals to provide food for your family and fertilize your garden (dual purpose…yay:)
  • Using gifts/talents to support household, e.g., woodworking, crafting, metalworking, fishing, beekeeping, baking, just to name a few
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Frugality/wise spending
  • Community
  • And so much more!

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