These are the homesteading blogs I read. The blog owners may not know who I am, but I read their posts every day from my Bloglines account, and if you’re interested in sustainable living then you should too!
My Personal Homesteading Blog Subscriptions:
Children in the Corn – The story of a family on their two-acre homestead in Huron County, MI.
Carpe Diem Acreage – The chronicle of a family who has built a new green home and are trying to live a greener and healthier lifestyle.
Animal Escapades – The blog for Leaping Lamb Farm, a 40 acre homestead nestled in Oregon and home to the U-Latch inventors.
Achorn Farm – A family blog about farming in Maine
Applegarth Gardens – Musings on life in the garden, sustainable living, cooking, raising children and living “the good life” in Northwest Washington.
City Boy Starts Farming – What happens when a city boy buys some land and starts living in the country.
Country Couture – Tales of a “countrypolitan” family who left the city to raise three kids on a 20-acre farm.
Fast Grow the Weeds – The journal of an organic garden in SW Michigan.
For Better or Worsted – The knitting, baking, gardening, remove-yourself-from-industrial-food blog.
Freshman Farmer – The story of Andrew Meyers as he starts a CSA farm from scratch.
Going to the Country – Shaun and Amy Jones’s blog about simple living.
The Happy Homesteader – A Mother Earth News blog about homesteading.
Heart Rock Garden – Thoughts and learnings on sustainable homesteading, herbs and organic gardening.
The Field Lab – The Southwest Texas alternative energy and sustainable living field laboratory
Lost on Dragonfly Farm – One family’s attempt to “get thru this thing called life as stress free as they can and with as much laughter as possible”.
Tiny Farm Blog – Organic micro-farming with two acres and some tools.
Mud on the Tracks – In which your typical suburban family with rural aspirations makes it happen.
Way Up High in the Monkey Bread Tree – A blog dedicated to what the authors really believe in: relaxed parenting, children who challenge stereotypes, families that blend cultures, simple farm living, and uninhibited creativity.
Walnut Spinney – Striving for self-sufficiency in a modern world with a homeschooling family of three and a mom who would love to have more spare time to indulge in spinning, knitting, weaving or reading.
Throwback at Trapper Creek – A diary, of sorts, to chronicle the similarities and differences of homesteading on a 1881 farm, in present day.
Seldom Seen Acres – Recipes, simple living and seldom seen acres.
Prairie Roots Blog – Practicing permanence on the great plains of South Dakota.
The Quince Urban Homestead – The story of an urban family as they try to live a more sustainable lifestyle.
Living a Simple Life – This is where me and my wife post some of our how-to videos on stuff like making cheese and soap, and is our personal little blog to share day-to-day thoughts about voluntary simplicity.
Thanks to Tgauchsin below for introducing us to The Walden Effect, which has become one of my favorite blogs of all.
That does it for MY list of morning coffee reads. What’s YOUR favorite homesteading blog?