How to Prepare Your Homestead for Blackouts and EMPs

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In today’s uncertain times, homesteaders are concerned about a variety of issues. Thanks to the latest outbreak, many homesteaders are stepping up the pace to prepare for emergencies. If they’re not laying in supplies, they’re preparing the homestead for a higher production yield to ensure plenty of food, but, what happens if there is a … Read more How to Prepare Your Homestead for Blackouts and EMPs

200+ Ingenious Uses for Paper Clips in and Around the Homestead

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Paper clips are an ideal object to have on hand. Part of homesteading is learning to make do with what you have and not running out and buying something every time that you need something. Homesteaders are a unique breed of people that may often be considered eccentric or odd however, more often than not, … Read more 200+ Ingenious Uses for Paper Clips in and Around the Homestead

Why We Homestead and 10 Reasons We’re Sticking With It – Linda Wilson’s Story

As long as I can remember, I’ve been a homesteader at heart. As a child, I was always the one that made sure we had a thriving garden full of fresh vegetables. I longed for the farm life and I focused on how I could achieve that as I grew up. I worked in an … Read more Why We Homestead and 10 Reasons We’re Sticking With It – Linda Wilson’s Story

The Homestead Act of 1862 – Everything You Need to Know

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My great grandparents purchased their homestead via the Homestead Act of 1862. My family and I were curious as to what the Homestead Act actually entailed so we did some research. Per the law that was signed into effect by then President Lincoln in May of 1862, the Homestead Act was designed to encourage people … Read more The Homestead Act of 1862 – Everything You Need to Know