The desire surfaces a lot, about starting a farmstead, homesteading in Maine.
No so long ago back in history, most of us were small farmers of sorts. Food is a basic need that leads the list of essentials for daily life. And an increased awareness about what exactly is good food to fuel our bodies is the buzz, rattle and hum today.
Wanting to know what you are putting on your family's table has become front and center important.
Nutrition, good slow cooked quality food not the fast kind with empty calories is the growing shift in what is munched on.
Sent to the stomach below at least three times a day.
Lack of safety in a city, the high traffic and steep cost of living help propel the desire even further for a farmstead, to own a homestead in Maine.
Life is short and where to bring up your children best makes the choice obvious for small rural, low cost property Maine.
So where to begin, what are the ABC's of finding, buying and running a farmstead in Maine? To make it pay. Pull it off without a hitch.
If you don't know the first thing about homesteading in Maine. I can help because of my farming in Maine background. Raised on a 300 acre farm that I purchased from my three brothers after my mom passed away helps keep my hand in the farmsteading way of life.