Expense Report – December 2015

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We are frequently asked the question "How much does it cost to start a homestead?" so we thought we'd start a homestead expense report series. Every month we will document how much money we've spent on our homestead-related activities and also on running our household. This is to … [Read more...]

Top 9 Methods of Finding Reclaimed Building Materials ($15,000 Savings in Two Months!)

We were able to get 2,000 bricks ($4,700 value) for just $75. We can't even explain all of the uses for brick but let your mind wander!

One of the most difficult parts of buying land and starting an off-grid homestead from scratch is coming up with enough money to buy what you need without going broke or using credit. Whether it's building materials, clothing and essentials, tools or an off-grid hot tub, chances … [Read more...]