You’d be surprised by the little ways you can adjust your life to be more self-sufficient and sustainable, which manifests into a permaculture home.

Creating a Permaculture Home

I first learned about permaculture about 10 years ago when I made a trip out to Bohdi Creek Farm, a Permaculture site in Washington State, near the North Cascades. Our friends Alan and Tricia introduced my husband Andrew and I to this way of living, and with us being very logic and solution-based by nature, the principles of permaculture really …

Running a homestead is hard work & can often leave you feeling overwhelmed. Here are 5 tips for balancing homestead life so you can avoid homestead burnout.

5 Tips for Balancing Homestead Life

Homesteading life can be described in many ways, but “balanced” isn’t often one of them. Finding balance, however is one of the most important things to do if you want to avoid the dreaded “homesteader burnout” that so many of us experience from time to time. What amounts to balance in my homesteading life changes dramatically as the seasons change …

Meet our very talented homesteading contributors for the re-birth of Scratch Mommy!

Introducing Our Homesteading Contributors

As the Editor in Chief and Editor of the homesteading section of Scratch Mommy, I am so thrilled to be creating content with such an amazing team of writers. The homesteading section will be a devoted space to talk all things self-sufficiency… no matter how much space you have. You’ll be inspired to start a vegetable garden or raise some animals. If you …