Homesteading at the Healthy Homestead Homesteading may bring up strong connotations of pioneers heading West and settling the land. But when you think about what “homesteading” means (growing your own food, making your own textiles, raising animals), humans have surely been homesteading since the beginning of agriculture. Losing Our Traditional Wisdom Ever since we humans […]

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My healthy homestead

The Many Facets of Homesteading This blog is about my quest to create a healthy homestead for my husband and myself. By sharing my experiences, I hope to inspire and help others to do the same. I cover a lot of topics here because running a homestead is not about being a specialist, its about […]

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Make your own Milk Kefir

How to make your own milk kefir Knowing how to ferment foods is an excellent homesteading skill whether you’re living on a small farm, in a city apartment, or somewhere in between. Knowing how to ferment will empower you to make your own nutrient and probiotic-rich foods, help save you money, and is also just […]

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Nature Guided Homesteading Homesteading used to be about settling the land.  I don’t believe that the land can ever be truly “settled,” there will always be wild nature at work in it, and that is a good thing. However, homesteading can help us settle ourselves. Living close to the land, raising our own food – […]

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Natural Wisdom for Thriving on the Land and In the Home Feel better where you live Whether you are living the homesteading life or only dreaming of doing so, your home has a huge impact on how you feel. Clean air, a low-EMF environment, and harmonious light, color & arrangements will make you feel best. […]

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The Craving For Homesteading I started gardening when I was in high school, working at a local nursery. Thanks to this experience I discovered that I was smitten with herbs, moments of solitude among the plants, and doing active work. At graduation, my path took me away from gardening and into the city – first […]

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