Homesteader dreaming but you're stuck in town? Here are 30 skills you'll need on the farm that you can start working on today!

30 Skills to Build While You're Homestead Dreaming

Homesteader dreaming but you're stuck in town? Here are 30 skills you'll need on the farm that you can start working on today!

I often complain about my serious inability to really go all eco-friendly crunchy mama because of the darn city bylaws and breathing-down-your neck neighbours and teeny-tiny yards, but in reality there are lots of ways that I can bust out of that typical suburban mold and get my hippie groove on.  Here are fourteen ways you can go green while living in the city. Fourteen ways to embrace the homesteading mentality of eco-friendliness, self-sufficiency, and slow living.

14 Ways to Be an Urban Homesteader

I often complain about my serious inability to really go all eco-friendly crunchy mama because of the darn city bylaws and breathing-down-your neck neighbours and teeny-tiny yards, but in reality there are lots of ways that I can bust out of that typical suburban mold and get my hippie groove on. Here are fourteen ways you can go green while living in the city. Fourteen ways to embrace the homesteading mentality of eco-friendliness, self-sufficiency, and slow living.

10 Tips for the Urban Homesteader | You Don’t Need a Huge Piece of Land to Live a Sustainable Lifestyle, check it out at http://survivallife.com/tips-for-urban-homesteader/

Tips for Urban Homesteaders

10 Tips for the Urban Homesteader | You Don’t Need a Huge Piece of Land to Live a Sustainable Lifestyle, check it out at http://survivallife.com/tips-for-urban-homesteader/

A Tour of My Humble Kitchen's Urban Homestead | myhumblekitchen.com

A Tour of My Humble Kitchen's Urban Homestead | myhumblekitchen.com

The Homestead Survival: Little House in the Suburbs: Backyard farming and home skills for self-sufficient living book

The Homestead Survival: Little House in the Suburbs: Backyard farming and home skills for self-sufficient living book

Stay Sesonally Organized with Monthly Homesteading to do Lists

Month-to-Month Homesteading To Do Lists -

Stay Sesonally Organized with Monthly Homesteading to do Lists

This gorgeous micro-urban homestead belongs to Theresa Loe, producer for the gardening show, Growing a Greener World TV. She crams so much life into her small, urban Los Angeles yard. Do you love it?

This gorgeous micro-urban homestead belongs to Theresa Loe, producer for the gardening show, Growing a Greener World TV. She crams so much life into her small, urban Los Angeles yard. Do you love it?

This Beginners Guide to Urban Homesteading can help you answer some of your questions about growing, raising, cooking and preserving real food!

Beginner's Guide to Urban Homesteading

This Beginners Guide to Urban Homesteading can help you answer some of your questions about growing, raising, cooking and preserving real food!

Kelli and her husband are urban homesteaders living on 1/3 of an acre in Iowa. She is the author of homesteading site, The Sustainable Couple.

The Sustainable Couple

Kelli and her husband are urban homesteaders living on 1/3 of an acre in Iowa. She is the author of homesteading site, The Sustainable Couple.

An organic garden box installed by Florida Urban Organic Farm includes a service that maintains the garden for you so all you do is enjoy fresh produce.:

When Should I Plant What

An organic garden box installed by Florida Urban Organic Farm includes a service that maintains the garden for you so all you do is enjoy fresh produce.:

Store your seeds in a small photo album. Genius! From Urban Homesteading is a Way of Life, Not a Copyright.

Store your seeds in a small photo album. Genius! From Urban Homesteading is a Way of Life, Not a Copyright.

The Beginnings of an Urban Homestead - An intro to why and how I am planning to create an urban homestead on 7,000 square feet

The Beginnings of an Urban Homestead - An intro to why and how I am planning to create an urban homestead on 7,000 square feet

Romaine Lettuce Tutorial via Fast, Cheap, and Good. Carrots Tutorial via Fidgety Fingers. Cilantro Tutorial via The Urban Organic Homesteading Experiment. Ginger Tutorial via Chiot’s Run. Green Onion Tutorial via Salt Blog. Sweet Potato Tutorial via Home Joys. Pineapple Tutorial via Rick’s Woodshop Creations. Avocado Tutorial via Hubpages. Lemon Tutorial via Growing Wild Ceeds.

18 Foods Buy Once And Regrow Forever

Romaine Lettuce Tutorial via Fast, Cheap, and Good. Carrots Tutorial via Fidgety Fingers. Cilantro Tutorial via The Urban Organic Homesteading Experiment. Ginger Tutorial via Chiot’s Run. Green Onion Tutorial via Salt Blog. Sweet Potato Tutorial via Home Joys. Pineapple Tutorial via Rick’s Woodshop Creations. Avocado Tutorial via Hubpages. Lemon Tutorial via Growing Wild Ceeds.

Urban Homesteading Basics - 5 essential appliances for a homestead kitchen, diy homesteading guide, gardening, garden, recipe

Urban Homesteading Basics

Urban Homesteading Basics - 5 essential appliances for a homestead kitchen, diy homesteading guide, gardening, garden, recipe

The key to a successful homestead does not only lie on being able to grow your own food but on other skills as well. Here is our list of homesteading skills that will surely help you be successful in your urban homesteading journey. Keep in mind that learning these skills will take time, patience and perseverance, and not all of these skills are applicable to certain situations. Hopefully, though, you’ll be able to pick up some great ideas that will inspire you and get you started!

133 Homesteading Skills for the Modern Day Homesteader

The key to a successful homestead does not only lie on being able to grow your own food but on other skills as well. Here is our list of homesteading skills that will surely help you be successful in your urban homesteading journey. Keep in mind that learning these skills will take time, patience and perseverance, and not all of these skills are applicable to certain situations. Hopefully, though, you’ll be able to pick up some great ideas that will inspire you and get you started!

How to be a suburban homesteader: A great blog post on learning to live with what you have, even when you dream of having a "real" homestead some day.

How to be a (Suburban or Urban) Homesteader

How to be a suburban homesteader: A great blog post on learning to live with what you have, even when you dream of having a "real" homestead some day.

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