Homesteads are smaller than farms, as they usually don’t exceed 100 yards, while the average farm in the United States was 445 acres, according to the USDA. Farms grow produce and livestock for commercial purposes.
“What is homesteading?”
This question has changed over time. It has been transformed into a new movement with a mission statement and goals adapted to how we do business and live today. The principles of self-sufficiency and human liberty remain the core driving ideology for homesteading. This article will cover the difference between a Farm and Homesteading, how to get started, and other essential considerations.