7 Tips for Starting Your Homestead or Farm

When we decided we wanted to embark on the farm-y/homestead lifestyle, we didn’t actually have the intention of “farming”. If anything, we wanted a few chickens for fresh eggs, guineas for tick control, and maybe a horse or two (someday). We already lived in the country with ample space to meet the needs of having such animals, it was really just a matter of taking the leap of faith.

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Eating Seasonally on the Farm

2 years ago I did not know what “eating seasonally” meant. I was having a health crisis, a mental crisis, and trying to juggle so many things at once. As I learned to slow down my day-to-day life with elements such as gardening, starting my mornings outdoors, and seasonal eating; my life started to take a turn for the better. For the first time in a very long time, might I add.

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A Complete List of What I Am Growing This Year | Garden 2021

It’s bigger. better, and more challenging than anything I have grown before. I have 2 gardening seasons under my belt during which I was fully committed to the task. However, after 2020…the show must be bigger and more productive. I want to learn the intricacies of growing our own food now while it is still fun before it turns into a method of survival. Well, maybe it is both at this point but it seems much less gloom and doom.

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