Have you always dreamed of Homesteading and learning all the homesteading skills it would take to make that dream happen? Great news, you can build your homesteading skills anywhere you live while saving to buy the perfect piece of property to suit your family’s needs.
It takes a long time to build the skills you will need to be self sufficient, here is a list to get you started.
Homesteading is not for the faint of heart, it is more of a lifestyle than anything. As long as you treat it like it is a way of life you are likely to get much more out of it than you can ever imagine.
Homesteading is more about being able to be self-supporting, self-reliant and not being beholden to anyone are several of things that draw people to homesteading.
The idea of being totally responsible for tending to all of many aspects of life on a homestead means that you need to be able to be handy enough to perform a wide range of tasks.
To be successful at homesteading you have to possess the skills to carry out a wide range of tasks including; planting, raising and harvesting crops, raising and tending to herds and flocks of livestock. You also need to be handy with hand and power tools, farm machinery (trucks, tractors and hay balers and a wide variety of other farm equipment.
You will also need to brush up on many domestic types skills as well including food storage, cooking, making homemade household cleaners and personal hygiene products. The more you are able to do for yourself, the less you have to rely on outside help and you are able to keep your household expenses lower.
Don’t get discouraged, you will have to go outside your comfort zone but it will be worth tackling every challenging task.
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It will take you to an article teaching you how to learn the skill.
Embrace the motto “Use It Up, Wear It Out, Make It Do, or Do Without”
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