Posts Tagged Land

Designing A 6 Acre Homestead Layout

Designing A 6 Acre Homestead Layout

Working with a strategically planned 6-acre homestead design can really take your self-sufficiency to the next level and can produce nearly everything you need to live well — I still haven’t been able to produce olive oil! Being able to farm my own land and generate what I need is not a way of life I grew up with, but it includes skills learned from hard work and first-hand experience I’ve gained over time. I progressively worked my way up to manage more acreage, gardens, and animals in a sustainable way.

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Designing A 4 Acre Homestead Layout

Designing A 4 Acre Homestead Layout

When properly planned, a 4 acre homestead layout can produce almost all your food. The thought of living on my own land by being able to generate most of what I needed to maintain my life was too appealing to pass up. I knew a little when I got started, and I learned the rest from homesteading books, and helping out at friends’ farms.

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Designing A 2 Acre Homestead Layout

Designing A 2 Acre Homestead Layout

A smart 2 acre homestead layout can give you a great farm that offers a variety of produce and livestock, without being too difficult to manage. You might think you need a larger piece of land to be self-sufficient, but a farm this size has the space to grow fruits, vegetables, and grains, and raise four types of animals: bees, chickens, ducks, and goats.

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