I Want to Homestead

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 64 People

    Longing to Be Free

    Have you ever wondered what a simple life is?  I have.  I don't think that homesteading would be simple, but I think that I would be a happier person.  Had work, if it's something that you love, doesn't seem so hard.  I have wanted to homestead for a few years...
    lovethebeach lovethebeach
    31-35, F
    Sep 24, 2009

    I just got some baby chicks.

    I'm hoping to setup my first aquaponics tank this year. I've got some solar projects I want to do. I'm hoping to get a second wood stove so I can heat with wood 100%. I wish I could come up with a good home business idea so I could quit my job and spend time on more important...
    Salem27 Salem27
    31-35, M
    Apr 22, 2015

    my sacred place is my friends dairy farm.

    he has forty cows on sixty acres, and I help out once a week. i have to drive an hour each way or i would help out everyday. in the morking we milk the cows, then we siesta in the afternoon, and do easy tasks, then in the early evening we start on the cheese before i go home...
    Wynn42 Wynn42
    22-25, F
    Jun 24, 2015

    And I Will

    I just dropped out of college to work on farms so that I can learn what it takes to homestead. Watch me succeed.
    LoneWolfWanderer LoneWolfWanderer
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 2, 2012

    I do homestead and it's hard work

    but waking up in the mountains is amazing. My partner quit :( unfortunate so I'm at it alone
    joyofabluesky joyofabluesky
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 11, 2015

    Location, Location, Location

    Hello, I have built a camp that could be a homestead. I love it. I love it so much, that I am looking to make a full time move. I live in a 'progressive' state - borderline bankrupt, over taxed and over regulated. Therefore, step one is to relocate so I don't need to spend 1/2 of...
    Currahee Currahee
    41-45, M
    Feb 24, 2013

    I was moving closer to my goal

    and then some life changes happened and I am now living in an apartment. I miss my goats and not hearing neighbors :( but it's definitely keeping me motivated to keep pushing towards homesteading even if it's in an urban area.
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    3 Responses Sep 26, 2015

    Homesteading Is The Best

    Like some one said it is not easy and there is alot of comprimises.there is such a difference in doing work for yourself verses the option of modern day slavery!
    brutis1912 brutis1912
    Jun 11, 2013
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