It was a dark and stormy night…Really, it was! That night started my journey to move back to the country. As I was coming home from work in early evening, snow was swirling everywhere. I could barely see. I had actually left work early, as I had heard that the snow was coming and I wanted to get […]
Maybe you are thinking of changing your surroundings. Many people seek a more rural lifestyle. Perhaps you've already made that change. Either way, our goal in homesteading today is to enable you to learn about and pursue a more sustainable existence. Whether you're from the city or suburbs, we'll help you along the way on your homesteading journey.
Learn along with us as we share tips, ideas, and stories of real people making their homesteading dreams come true. We offer firsthand experience about homesteading, livestock, sustainability, prepping, survival, renewable energy, gardening, and personal finance.
We are an extended family that dreamed for many years of living a more outdoor-oriented, simpler and quieter lifestyle. Several years ago, we bought an old homestead farm we now call home. Three generations work and play together, learning to be more self-sufficient, developing a more sustainable lifestyle. We consider ourselves true homesteaders.
Our goal is to encourage others who are transitioning to a rural existence or who are already homesteading.
For those in the environmentally aware circles, there is a term that is making a comeback of sorts albeit in a slightly different meaning than was originally intended. That term is homesteading. Homesteading was originally a US government legislation that gave away free land to people who took large tracts of rural land and then […]
You can apply for a Modern homesteader’s life insurance, but it would be better to first do some research regarding what your insurance will be covering. Lets first talk about what living off the grid is all about. The meaning of living off the grid is misinterpreted by many as a life full of hardships or […]
When you decide to go green, it is important that you also get homestead insurance. Going green is the in thing these days and in the US there are thousands of households who are resorting to producing their own supply of energy. Living off the grid and Homesteading can be an interesting endeavor, especially when […]
Here I am, living on 100 acres and real jazzed about it. I’m jazzed at night looking back at the day, and I’m really jazzed when I wake up! I remember one day years ago in my corporate life. I was in a meeting discussing TPS report cover designs and I found myself daydreaming. I can’t even recall what […]
We always enjoy hearing from our Rural Living Today readers. It’s even more fun when we learn some new ideas from readers . Today we have rounded up your suggestions for living on less, a list of RLT readers’ blogs, and entrepreneurial readers’ online shops and business websites. Making Ends Meet on the Farm All American Sun Oven […]