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Homesteading

Seven Steps to Your Own Rooftop Garden

No back garden to dig? You don’t have to put the dream of growing your own food on hold if you are city dweller. Flat rooftops can provide an alternative space for lush edible gardens and farms...

Financial FreedomFinancial Independence

A Simple Second Income with Social Benefits

Matt and Tamara Brink started renting out their family home in Colorado Springs a year ago, during the periods when they were away. "It generates a little extra income for us to fund...

DIY GardeningHomesteadingUrban Homesteading

Grow Gourmet Mushrooms for a Profit

Growing gourmet mushrooms for profit is becoming more popular as more farmers and homesteaders realise how easy it is. Mushrooms don't require full-time commitment and the full cycle...

Financial FreedomFinancial IndependenceOnline Income

Turn Your Property into a Second Income with the Sharing Economy

Lori DiPasquale, of Colorado Springs, has turned a charming, cottage behind her home into a second income. The rapid growth of the sharing economy means that there are plenty of...

Downsizing

Reconnecting in a Cohousing Community

Moving to the EcoVillage Ithaca in New York was one of the best decisions Laura Beck ever made. "We have ponds to swim in and to ice skate on in winter...

Urban Homesteading

Four Ways to Grow Your Own Food With Micro Gardening

Growing food crops in small spaces, or micro gardening, is an option for city dwellers with a green thumb hungry for fresh organic produce. You might not be able to feed the entire family...

Self-Reliance

Self Directed Living Without Compromise

Six years ago, Ed and Laurie Essex swapped their city condo life on the coast for off-grid living in the Okanogan Highlands of Eastern Washington State. But far from roughing it, they live in...

Urban Homesteading

Six Foods You Can Re-Grow Using Kitchen Scraps

Fresh produce can add a hefty sum to a weekly grocery bill. However, re-growing food from scraps costs nothing and guarantees a steady supply of pesticide-free, fresh vegetables in your home…

Financial FreedomFinancial Independence

Create Extra Income with Airbnb and Enjoy the Freedom to Travel

Building a treehouse on his property in Washougal, Washington, helped Brian Little, 59, to quit his job. "With the income from the treehouse, my pension, and my 401K savings plan, I was able...

Living Off The Grid

Go Off Grid in a Community of Like-Minded Neighbors

Living off the grid brings you back to a more wholesome way of life, devoid of the madness of consumerism, long working hours, poor diet, and stressful living. If that appeals to you, but you’d...