Welcome To The Small Town Homestead

Welcome To The Small Town Homestead

A homesteading website where we talk about gardening, livestock, food preservation, self sufficiency, sustainability, self reliance, urban homesteading, permaculture, foraging, hunting, fishing and the skills that will help you in your homesteading journey.

You can read our blog, listen to the Modern Homesteading Podcast, Join our Facebook Group “The Homestead Front Porch,” or you can take things to the next level and join our Homestead Forum Membership Community where you get special members only podcast episodes, exclusive videos, courses, access to the discussion forum and discounts on products and resources for your homesteading journey.

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Latest Articles and Podcast Episodes

Using A Small Greenhouse All Year Long

Using A Small Greenhouse All Year Long

A few years ago we purchased a small 6x8 greenhouse for our urban homestead to increase our food production. We didn't want the space it was taking up to be wasted at certain times of the year so we figured out that the greenhouse needs to go through 3 transitions a year to make the most of it ...
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Grow Mushrooms Where You Can't Grow Anything Else

Grow Mushrooms Where You Can’t Grow Anything Else

If you're like me you like to make use of as many places as possible in your yard to grow food but what do you do when you have a shady spot where plants won't grow? Why not grow some mushrooms! ...
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Homesteading and Market Gardening With Guest Jason Smith

Homesteading and Market Gardening With Guest Jason Smith

On this podcast episode I'm joined by Homesteader and Market Gardener Jason Smith to talk about his homesteading journey and a little about the ins and outs of establishing and running a market garden ...
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Gardening In A Hoophouse With Guest Pam Dawling

Gardening In A Hoophouse With Guest Pam Dawling

On this podcast episode I'm joined by Gardener and Author Pam Dawling as we talk about how year round gardening in a hoophouse can increase yields and the quality of vegetables and extend the growing season ...
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A Few Favorite Perennials With Guest Natalie Bogwalker

A Few Favorite Perennials With Guest Natalie Bogwalker

On this podcast episode I'm joined by Founder and Director of Wild Abundance.net Natalie Bogwalker and we discuss a few of her favorite perennials for the homestead and her school Wild Abundance and the classes they offer ...
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