All About Starting Your Homestead

This page contains essential tips, practical advice, and beginner steps for setting up your homestead dream. From raising your first baby chicks and caring for livestock to seasonal living practices and homestead-building projects, this guide covers many aspects of beginning a homestead.

Start Your Homestead

Here, you will find all of the best-curated information at the beginning of your modern homestead, from defining “What is a modern homestead?” to the best podcasts, step-by-step instructions, and even how to set goals.

Beginner Homesteading

Homesteading involves simple practices like growing a vegetable garden, raising chickens, and learning canning techniques. To be self-sufficient, gain skills such as composting and water conservation. New homesteaders enjoy connecting with the land and developing closer relationships with their food sources.

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Introducing my new Book

Build Your Dream Homestead

& learn traditional skills

This guidebook helps you slowly learn homesteading skills as you prepare for your dream homestead. It begins with the fundamentals of raising livestock, preparing for your first garden, homestead buildings, creating your from-scratch pantry, and much more!

Raising Chickens

Get fresh eggs daily with our beginner chicken guides. Learn how to start raising chickens on a homestead, farm, ranch, urban, and country living. This list is perfect for beginners. Whether you are raising chickens for eggs or meat, we’ve got simple tips for keeping backyard chickens and baby chicks & how to care for them.

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Livestock & Agriculture

Our best tips and resources for getting started with raising livestock. Here you will learn the basics for raising goats, chicken care, cattle, ducks, and more. The best information for raising animals on a small farm or homestead!

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Seasonal Living

Slow down and follow nature’s seasonal rhythms. This section offers tips for winter weather preparedness, power outages, seasonal and holiday celebrations, and DIY projects.

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