Urban homesteading is the practice of being self sufficient by doing things like growing your own veggies and raising livestock and medicine in the city! You can do as much or as little as you like. Raising chickens, goats and honey bees are fantastic options if you have the time and space, but even cooking meals from scratch, making your own laundry soap, baby food, or cleaning products are great ways to start the journey toward health and self sufficiency. The following categories are full of great info to help get you started on your very own custom urban homestead!
Raising backyard chickens is one of the easiest additions you could add to your urban homestead. Backyard chickens can provide you with fresh, healthy eggs daily, they make excellent pets and are great for teaching responsibility for kids. Unsure you are ready for the commitment? Try renting backyard chickens!
My kids adore our chickens, and I have gathered a plethora of info just for you all about my feathery friends including.... read more.
Here you will find a plethora of information on wild edible and medicinal plants. They are free for the taking, and deserve a great deal of respect. STOP POISONING YOUR LAWN NOW! EAT THOSE WEEDS! They are usually higher in nutrients than any of their cultivated cousins!
What better way to enjoy your days here on earth than by strolling through nature collecting your very own FREE food and medicine?
Wild plants are some of the most.....keep reading.
Here you will find some great traditional homesteading recipes, but also some real food treats that are way healthier than your average treat recipes laden with grains and sugar.
You can find GAPS, Paleo, Dairy free, Gluten free options with just a click of the mouse!
Organic gardening can be daunting for people in the city. But fear not my friends, this page has easy solutions for you so you can get started right away!
Organic gardening is such an important thing that everyone should be doing. Even if it is just a few herbs in your windowsill. The fantastic impacts you are making on the world is more than you could know.
I have been so inspired by regular people who have taken it upon themselves to start growing gardens. Even in the tightest of spaces, oasis's have been created.
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to plant a seed. And that's just....read more.
Here you will find all the recipes you need to help eliminate toxins in your day to day life. Why use expensive, toxic cleaning and beauty products, when they are so cheap and easy to make AND way better for your family's health.
I have been making my own beauty and cleaning recipes for a long time now. It seems actually crazy that in my teens, I would use aluminum/chemical filled....read more.
If you take prescription drugs, you know how many side affects they can have, let alone how much they cost! Of course I am not recommending you ditch the drugs for these remedies and I am not claiming any cures here, but you would be surprised at the simple, affordable day to day herbal remedies that can have huge......Keep reading.
This is the page where I will share stuff related to rural homesteading. It will also contain more bloggy posts about my life....
It's here! The moment I have been waiting for! After living in a fifth wheel for FOUR years with 2 small kiddos saving and saving... following the money around the country... it's here. We bought a.....keep reading.
This site is dedicated to empowering the people so that we no longer have to rely on dirty energy, pesticide filled foods and disappointing health care. We can take back control over our own lives and live in harmony with Mother Nature.
I love to see your projects. It makes me so happy to watch our world change for the better. Even if its just one pot of kale on your front porch. Show it to us! Inspire us in the comments section below. And if you haven't started yet, think about what YOU could start with just ONE seed.
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