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365 Independence Days

365 Independence Days

We’re bringing you another classic lecture from the 2017 Homesteaders of America conference! Last time, we shared Joel Salatin’s vision of What is a Homesteader. Today, we hope you’re encouraged by Esther Emery’s inspirational talk where she shares the real legacy that her mother, the author Carla Emory who wrote Encyclopedia of Country Living, passed […]

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What Is a Homesteader? with Joel Salatin

We’ve brought Joel Salatin’s “What is a Homesteader?” talk out of the Homesteaders of America Conference lecture vault for everyone to enjoy as we get ready for another “agrarian Sabbath” this week! Below you’ll find the key points from his transcript but set aside some time to watch the full lecture and enjoy Joel’s masterful […]

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Homesteaders of America Conference 2020

It goes without saying—this year has been a whirlwind of crazy. We’ve been holding our breath since March of this year. With each passing month—with one homesteading conference after another being cancelled—we thought for sure that we’d be in the clear this coming October. Sadly, our optimism has faded. We have watched the world go […]

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2019 Homesteaders of America Conference Recap

As we go through this season of thanksgiving and reflection, we at Homesteaders of America have hearts full of gratitude because of your support in making the 2019 conference the most amazing homesteading event in the country! Was the conference educational, helping to inspire and equip attendees to grow more of their food better? ABSOLUTELY! […]

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Two Ways to Homestead

There are two ways to start and run your homestead. And those two ways are pretty much like anything else in life… the easy way or the hard way. The hard way to homestead involves a lot of trial and error. Emphasis on “a lot.” A lot of learning lessons slowly one season at a […]

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