There is something incredible that happens when 6,000 people come together with the same mindset and goal—to live sustainably. In 2016 when Homesteaders of America (HoA) was conceptualized, we could’ve never imagined what it would turn into. With HoA quickly becoming the premier homesteading event to attend in the United States (and beyond), our 2023 […]
Winter is perfect for thinking about working smarter, not harder on the farm. These homestead organization tips are key to success next year! As our homesteads slow down for the winter, it is the best time to close things out, reflect on the past year, and plan for the new one. This focus on homestead […]
Jill Winger is one of the original homestead bloggers to start sharing her homesteading journey online. She has been living this lifestyle for well over a decade, and she has gained insight and perspective over those years that she loves to share with others in the homesteading community. In this conversation, we dive into comparison, money mindsets, community enrichment, and more. Whether you are a new homesteader or have been living this lifestyle for years, may Jill’s encouragement meet you right where you are.
You might recognize today’s guest from her successful years-long career in Christian music, but you may not know that Francesca Battistelli is part of the homesteading world as well. What began as a nudge to leave behind the busy pace of a traveling musician and spend more time at home with her children has turned into a full-blown homesteading, homeschooling, homemaking, home-loving life. Join us as Francesca shares her homesteading story: how it all got started, where they are now, and what they hope and dream for the future. Along the way, Francesca points out so many of the beautiful reasons that the homesteading lifestyle has captured so many of our hearts here in the HOA community.