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Homesteading in harsh environments… Can it be done and is it worth it? In this podcast episode, we cover the good, the bad, and all the encouragement you need for homesteading anywhere.
Sarah Allison, my guest last week, joins us again this week for this informative episode that’s going to inspire you. Because, yes, homesteading is something you can do, no matter where you live.
Podcast Episode Highlights
- Describing Sarah’s climate and location
- Learning to adapt with your specific environment
- Raised beds, greenhouses, buying soil, and more…
- What can you actually grow in a harsh climate?
- Dealing with winds, long blizzard/frost seasons, pests, etc.
- Enjoying the challenges (instead of moving), no matter where you live
- Learning how to pick your battles
- Tips for raising livestock in a tough climate
- Improving the land where you live: pros, cons, reality
- Issues that come with higher altitudes
- Final advice and tips for folks homesteading in harsh places
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More Unconventional Homesteading Tips:
- On Homesteading in the Desert & Blooming Where You’re Planted (podcast episode)
- Homesteading During the Golden Years: Is it Possible? (podcast episode)
- How to Recover After a Major Garden Failure (podcast episode)
- Homesteading in Wyoming (blog article)