The Homestead Summit

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Have you ever seen the Discovery Channel show Alaska The Last Frontier?

We don’t have a TV, but this is the one show we go out of our way to watch and have followed it from season one. These people have been a huge inspiration in our homestead journey.

I was stoked to hear I’d been invited to join their summit, but with less than a 24-hour notice it was a scramble to get prepared!

Not to mention, riding the waves of excitement and high adrenaline.

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5 Eco-Thrifty Ways to Build Your Homestead on the Cheap

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It’s no secret: homesteading life and projects cost money.

There’s the materials, the tools, time and all the little parts and pieces for this ONE THING you can’t do without to complete the project. Even a small project can easily go over budget.

It’s frustrating, because you’re trying to live a more “simple” life, yet it can still cost $$$.

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How Much Land You Need for a Homestead

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Excitement for purchasing our homestead almost left us on the wrong piece of land. With some money in the bank, we were READY to have land and start our own homestead. We fell in love with a cozy little yurt property on 5 acres with a seasonal stream.

Long story short, the owner jerked us around and ultimately we did not end up there. Otherwise, we would have happily of bought his land, and very soon after, would have figured out that we did not have enough land for our homestead desires.

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