Homesteaders learn to preserve the food they harvest and have a backup in case the grocery stores go out. They also may raise livestock for meat.
A good set of pliers is important to have on hand for all the bending, cutting and wire-wrangling you’ll be doing on your homestead. A staple gun will help you quickly tack things together.
Two local nonprofit organizations, the Adams County Farmers Market (ACFM) and Gettysburg Green Gathering (GGG), are partnering to host the first-ever Homesteading & Green Living Expo on July 15, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Gettysburg Rec Park in conjunction with the weekly farmers market, according to a joint release from the groups.
“This new event is intended to showcase various businesses, organizations, and resources around Adams County that can help consumers implement environmentally-friendly lifestyle and homesteading goals,” the release reads.