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When considering what kind of property to buy to develop or build a homestead, there are many aspects to think about. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but we tried to cover everything we could think of on a broad scale that would apply to most people. We hope these tips are useful in helping you on your journey to buying a homestead property.

For the full list of things to know, plus a few extra tips, head on over to the blog post: https://homesteadingfamily.com/how-to-buy-a-homestead-property/

Feel free to jump around from topic to topic with the time stamps below.

Time Stamps
0:00 – Chit Chat
5:35 – Q & A: How does our bean tunnel work in our garden? Do we move it each year or not?
9:16 – Main Topic: Buying Homesteading Property
10:00 – Never buy a property site-unseen.
11:15 – Have an anchor
12:48 – Be careful about switching climates
14:33 – Get to know your potential neighbors
16:20 – What is the access like?
18:50 – Water
21:00 – Power Source
22:33 – Know your house site
26:44 – How much land to buy?
30:21 – Climate
31:49 – What type of landscape?
34:17 – Orientation of the land
35:31 – Soil

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– Homesteading Family’s Favorite Holiday Recipes – A PDF download filled with our family’s favorite holiday recipe.
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– Thrive Wellness Checklist- A simple PDF download for healthy living.
– Permaculture for Your Homestead- PDF download that is an introduction to permaculture with some strategies for applying it to one’s homestead and garden.
– Carolyn’s Cottage Garden herb list- PDF with Carolyn’s favorite herbs for growing at home.
– Carolyn’s Make-Ahead Breakfast Casseroles- Carolyn’s favorite make-ahead breakfast casseroles.
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– Fearless Fermenting- A PDF on basic lacto-ferments.
– Fermenting Tomatoes- PDF download on fermenting tomatoes
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– Render Your Own Lard- PDF with instructions on how to render your own lard.
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