If you’re interested in homesteading, there are a number of skills you’ll want to develop. They’ll help you live a more sustainable lifestyle, as well as save you money.
First, learn how to prepare food. You’ll want to replace packaged foods with homegrown ones. Make sure you have a good knowledge of ingredients, too. Food can go bad if it’s not sealed properly.
When you’re preparing meals, make sure you know how to cook different cuts of meat. You can also make terrines and confit, as well as potted meat.
Homesteading can be fun, especially if you enjoy doing it. It’s a great way to reconnect with the natural world. Whether you’re raising livestock, grazing, or living off the grid, there are lots of fun ways to spend time with your family.
Buying local produce is a good way to reduce your carbon footprint. Additionally, you can save money by eating locally.
You’ll want to keep your homestead animals safe. That’s why you’ll need a barn. Fences are also important.
Another useful skill is to harvest rainwater. Rainwater can be used for drinking, cleaning, and irrigation.
Making your own soaps is another useful skill. Soaps can be sold as a homestead income. You can also decorate them with herbs.
Another essential homesteading skill is to bake bread. It’s simple, but it smells amazing. Using yeast is a must.
Raising dairy animals such as cows, goats, and chickens is a good way to get milk and other dairy products. Chickens need food, a coop, and water.
January 3, 2023, 9:30 AM HST
* Updated January 4, 4:42 AM
The Sovereign Council of Hawaiian Homestead Associations (SCHHA) hosts a regular, monthly Talk Story Zoom session with the Kalima case lawyers tonight, Jan. 3, 2023, starting at 5 p.m.
This is the sixth in a series of nine talk story sessions planned through April 2023.
Kalima case lawyers, Carl Varady and Thomas Grande, have pursued the Breach of Trust lawsuit on behalf of native Hawaiian claimants for more than 23 years. These lawyers are making themselves available to answer questions by claimants or the ʻohana of claimants.
To join the session: