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My 5 Biggest Mistakes Starting Our Homestead

By | Holistic Homestead, Sustainable Business | 7 Comments

Are you trying to start your dream homestead, but just haven’t made it happen yet?

For years, I was stuck. Wishing. Hoping. I wanted to live the homestead life but just wasn’t quite there.

As I look back now, I see the reasons it took me so long and what things were holding me back. I want to share my 5 biggest mistakes along my journey, in hopes you can avoid them in yours. Read More

How to Avoid an Expensive Homestead Mistake

By | Permaculture

Here’s a little secret: I’ve been known to be a bit impulsive on occasion.

The decision to quit my job and move to Hawaii. The time I invited Beth to leave Denver to come to live with me.

I like to call it “trusting my gut” or “taking a leap of faith” but others might see it as making rash decisions.

Most of the time, this has worked out in my favor – with whatever jump I’ve taken, I’ll find a net to catch me.

But there is a time and a place when I most certainly do NOT make decisions from a place of unknown.

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Hi, I’m Bret James.

I help people start and develop successful permaculture homesteads & farms by providing free content and online classes.

 

My belief is that the good life is found through living with the land, off the land, and for the land.I also believe that our actions affect future generations and I hope that through living more simply and consciously, we can look forward to a better home for our future generations.

Hopefully, you will join me on my journey and I can be apart of your journey as we work towards a better life, off the land, together.

Hi, I’m Bret James.

I help people start and develop successful permaculture homesteads & farms by providing free content and online classes.

 

My belief is that the good life is found through living with the land, off the land, and for the land.I also believe that our actions affect future generations and I hope that through living more simply and consciously, we can look forward to a better home for our future generations.

Hopefully, you will join me on my journey and I can be apart of your journey as we work towards a better life, off the land, together.