Paving The Way For Homesteading A Backyard Today

Paving The Way For Homesteading A Backyard Today
Today, the term “homesteading” is generally used to describe a self-sufficient, sustainable lifestyle, which usually includes growing and preserving food, generally without benefit of chemicals. Modern-day homesteaders may have poultry or a small backyard farm, or they may keep bees. Some are able to generate electricity, allowing them to live entirely off the grid. Others become knowledgeable about permaculture, which involves an elaborate but effective system of sustainable landscape planning. Living “off the earth” is a fact of life for many people in my rural community, three hours away from Portland. While homesteading a backyard today is a bit different than in the days of the Homesteading Act of long ago, it’s a great way to take advantage of simpler times and a quieter way of life. Homestead Act History “Homesteading” has a very different meaning for me. The Homestead Act, enacted in 1862, provided that settlers could … Read More

System ~ Operating

System ~ Operating
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