Homesteader dreaming but you're stuck in town? Here are 30 skills you'll need on the farm that you can start working on today!

Homesteader dreaming but you're stuck in town? Here are 30 skills you'll need on the farm that you can start working on today!

I often complain about my serious inability to really go all eco-friendly crazy crunchy mama because of the darn city bylaws and breathing-down-your neck neighbours and teeny-tiny yards, but in reality there are lots of ways that I can bust out of that typical suburban mold and get my hippie groove on.  Here are fourteen ways you can go green while living in the city. Fourteen ways to embrace the homesteading mentality of eco-friendliness, self-sufficiency, and slow living.

14 Ways to Be an Urban Homesteader

I often complain about my serious inability to really go all eco-friendly crazy crunchy mama because of the darn city bylaws and breathing-down-your neck neighbours and teeny-tiny yards, but in reality there are lots of ways that I can bust out of that typical suburban mold and get my hippie groove on. Here are fourteen ways you can go green while living in the city. Fourteen ways to embrace the homesteading mentality of eco-friendliness, self-sufficiency, and slow living.

A Tour of My Humble Kitchen's Urban Homestead | myhumblekitchen.com

A Tour of My Humble Kitchen's Urban Homestead | myhumblekitchen.com

This gorgeous micro-urban homestead belongs to Theresa Loe, producer for the gardening show, Growing a Greener World TV. She crams so much life into her small, urban Los Angeles yard. Do you love it?

This gorgeous micro-urban homestead belongs to Theresa Loe, producer for the gardening show, Growing a Greener World TV. She crams so much life into her small, urban Los Angeles yard. Do you love it?

Store your seeds in a small photo album....actually a little bit genius.

Store your seeds in a small photo album....actually a little bit genius.

How to be a suburban homesteader: A great blog post on learning to live with what you have, even when you dream of having a "real" homestead some day.

How to be a (Suburban or Urban) Homesteader

How to be a suburban homesteader: A great blog post on learning to live with what you have, even when you dream of having a "real" homestead some day.

10 Tips for the Urban Homesteader | You Don’t Need a Huge Piece of Land to Live a Sustainable Lifestyle, check it out at http://survivallife.com/tips-for-urban-homesteader/

Tips for Urban Homesteaders

10 Tips for the Urban Homesteader | You Don’t Need a Huge Piece of Land to Live a Sustainable Lifestyle, check it out at http://survivallife.com/tips-for-urban-homesteader/

"How to Grow 100 Pounds of Potatoes in 4 Square Feet"

"How to Grow 100 Pounds of Potatoes in 4 Square Feet"

Stay Sesonally Organized with Monthly Homesteading to do Lists

Month-to-Month Homesteading To Do Lists

Stay Sesonally Organized with Monthly Homesteading to do Lists

A Beginner’s Guide to Composting (Awesome Infographic)

A Beginner’s Guide to Composting (Awesome Infographic)

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