Finally, Micheaux was apparently familiar enough with the book to make a comparison with The Homesteader
potentially revelatory in examining the way he revised this source material (Bowser 9).
Whether you're using social media as a resource for information, to connect with other homesteaders
, or to market your brand, interaction is key.
Extra vegetables from the garden and wind-fallen fruit are ways homesteaders
can help provide food for their pigs.
's main emphasis and concern is customer service.
They offer a bigger bore than the .410, allowing the homesteader
to take down bigger game.
Ruby's school has--along with this book and others--recently been at the center of a trademark battle that has stirred up urban homesteaders
and helped unite the movement.
Micheaux relies on the image of the solitary homesteader
because it adheres most closely to Turnerian ideals of American exceptionalism and a nation mastered by the Western progress of individuals.
There are as many different reasons and ways to homestead as there are homesteaders
Sweet corn is one of the smelliest staples a homesteader
can plant, and a nice-sized patch of it would go a long way in helping a bear to fatten up during harvest season.
So what if you're a new homesteader
? Would you know what to do, how to do it and what resources to use?
WHAT IS YOUR DEFINITION OF A HOMESTEADER
? A true homesteader
is a steward of the resources they have, someone who is not attempting to be the "master of their domain," but finding their place in the balance of caring for and working with the environment they find themselves in.
Long gone are the land grabs and tree claims, but the modern homesteader
, fueled by a belief in the new American Dream, continues to search for that elusive good life.