​Don't wait for the "perfect" homesteading situation. Start living the life you want, even if you have limited resources.

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Why wait until you have acreage in the country to get started?

If you have come this far, you are probably thinking about starting the homesteading life. But where do you start?

In this book, we want to cover the basics. The beginning steps of starting a homestead. Most of these things can be done, no matter where you live. So don't think you need to have lots of land to get started.

Start now so that when you do get that dream plot of land, you'll already know what to do with it.

What Topics Do We Cover?

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Gardening​​​

Gardening is a large part of homesteading culture. In this chapter, we discuss how to start a garden, including where to put it, what to grow and how to take care of it. We also discuss composting and why it's essential to a nutrient rich garden.

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Homemaking Skills

Homemaking is really about taking care of your family in the home. We discuss cooking real food, why it's important and how to save time and money while putting healthy food on the table. We also explore natural cleaning techniques to take care of your family without added harsh chemicals.

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Raising Animals

Raising animals on the homestead can be scary for new homesteaders. We only discuss 2 kinds of animals (chickens and rabbits) to avoid confusion and burnout. We discuss how to nourish, protect and harvest these animals in a loving and humane way. Raising  animals can be a joy for your entire family if you do it right.

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Saving the Harvest

Saving the harvest is about preserving and storing food in your house, whether it is from your garden, your own animals or from the store. Preserving techniques discussed are freezing, dehydrating and canning. We also discuss long term food storage and why it's important.

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Emergency Preparedness

Emergency preparedness is a large and complicated topic. In this chapter, we go over the basics of debt free living and basic disaster readiness. We want you to strive to be debt free so that you can live the way you want without being under anyone else's thumb. By being prepared for life's emergencies, you can save your family and help others as well.

 Julie Gropp

About the Author

Julie has been a homesteader for over 10 years. She and her family live on a 4 acre plot of land in SW Colorado. Homesteading is a lifestyle of self sufficiency, characterized by learning time honored skills to create a life you love

So quit dreaming and get started today!


Don't wait another day to get started on your homesteading dreams. Homesteading doesn't have to wait until you have 40 acres of land or live in the country. There are many homesteading ideals that you can start learning now. By getting started with the basics, you can learn while you plan and save for your dream homestead. And with each step, you will become more self sufficient and better at taking care of your family's needs. It's never too soon to start living the life you want. Do it now!


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