Getting Back To The Basics of Truly Abundant Living
Are you searching for a simpler and more fulfilling life that gets you back to your roots (literally)? Here at Homesteading Family, our #1 focus is on showing you how to get back to the basics of fundamental country living that’s both nourishing and fulfilling at the same time.
We’re friends and family who love to gather around a freshly cooked harvest meal. We’re friendly neighbors who enjoy sharing a bowl of nourishing chicken noodle soup when the weather has you down. And we’re also a community of like-minded people who thrives on the natural gifts that each season provides including: newborn fuzzy chicks in the spring, fresh vine-ripe tomatoes during the warm summers, apple cider pressing as leaves drift down during the fall, and finally…much needed rest and cozy comfort in the cold winters.
At the very essence, we’re simply reconnecting with our roots and disconnecting from modern distractions and frantic living. We’re “clearing out the clutter” to make way for what’s most essential and nourishing to the mind and body which are faith, family, community, fresh food, and healthy traditions. And in between it all, a whole lot of love, laughter, friendship and of course…a lot of wonderful memories!
We’d Like To Warmly Welcome You To Our Homesteading Family
Meet Josh and Carolyn:
Josh and Carolyn both grew up with a love of the country life, good food and watching things grow.
Their first tiny garden together started on a balcony in a city apartment 15 years ago and has grown along with their family to producing over 75% of their needs. Now on 40 acres in North Idaho, they raise all of their own meat, 90% of their dairy products and 75% of their fruit and veggies…all done naturally while being stewards of the land and caring for a family of 10!
This passion for country living, good eating, and nurturing life has grown into a passion for sharing the journey and lessons learned with others. It is their desire to be a blessing and encouragement to others seeking the beauty and abundance of a healthy homesteading life!
Our Little Bit of Paradise
Healthy Summer Drinks: Kombucha Keep your own healthy, carbonated drink on tap with this easy method of brewing kombucha at home. In this video Carolyn (and her growing baby belly 😊) shows you how to [...]
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