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6 Mistakes to AVOID When Buying Raw Land for a HOMESTEAD

One of the biggest questions that I get asked on all of our videos is I like your house but how do you actually buy the land to put your house on it. Well, buying the land… that’s an easy thing. But, whenever you’re spending this much money to purchase real estate, you need to make sure that you do not make certain mistakes – and that’s what we’re talking about today. We’re going over the top six mistakes to avoid when purchasing raw land for your homestead. The first mistake that you want to avoid when buying raw land …

What Are Cover Crops For Gardens?

Using cover crops for gardens to promote soil health, is a time-honored part of homestead gardening. Choosing the right cover crop for the life of your soil may seem complicated, but once you’ve read through the information here – you’ll have a better idea of what’s right for your garden. Learn about the many benefits of planting cover crops, which types of cover crops may be best for your homestead, and a few pro tips too!

Homesteading Couple Hasn’t Bought Groceries in a Year of Self-Sufficient Living

Chris and Stef jumped into self-sufficiency last year when they decided not to buy groceries for an entire year – including staples like salt, sugar, coffee, and flour! Instead, they’ve been growing, catching, raising, and harvesting 100% of their food supply on a small 1/2 acre homestead. We cannot wait for more people to experience this type of eye-opening change. Indeed, we should all be aware of our waste production and our impact on the planet – as well as where our food comes from, (especially animal products, and the environmental, as well as ethical costs that come along with …