r/Homesteading

20,575 subscribers
created in 2009


Welcome! Join us for friendly discussions, questions, stories, tips, and inspiration on a wide variety of homestead topics. From gardens, herbs, orchards, to chickens, goats, llamas, alpacas, sheep, cows, bees, aquaponics, to cooking, fermenting, brewing, canning, to hunting, foraging, fishing, to home construction, cob, straw bale, insulated concrete, solar, arduino - and more.

We're here to learn, and to share what we've learned!

https://reddit.com/r/Homesteading
r/homestead
224k subscribers

Ponds, barns, livestock, gardens, food preservation, fishing, hunting, tractors, pigs, chickens, cattle, worms, 4H, permaculture, organic, grazing, canning, aquaculture, trees, woodland, farmers, agriculture, agronomy, horticulture, wwoofers, bees, honey, wildcrafting, dairy, goats, nuts, berries, vegetables, sustainability, off grid, wood stoves, chainsaws, wood heat, tools, welding, green woodworking, farmers markets, composting toilets, straw bale homes, cob building...

https://reddit.com/r/homestead
Homesteading 26.08%
3.65% homestead
r/Permaculture
50k subscribers

Permaculture (Permanent-Culture): A practical design philosophy intended to help us live and prosper in an environment, while working with nature in a positive way, using solutions based on careful observation of natural ecosystems and common sense. This can include food and energy production, shelter, resource management, nature conservation and community living.

https://reddit.com/r/Permaculture
Homesteading 10.49%
3.42% Permaculture
r/BackYardChickens
26k subscribers

Interesting stuff for the small flock community and the humane big flock community.

https://reddit.com/r/BackYardChickens
Homesteading 8.03%
2.58% BackYardChickens
r/SelfSufficiency
58k subscribers
Homesteading 5.87%
3.33% SelfSufficiency
r/preppers
66k subscribers

Learning and sharing information to aid in emergency preparedness as it relates to disasters both natural and man-made. Insurance for tough times.

https://reddit.com/r/preppers
Homesteading 8.51%
1.43% preppers
r/farming
24k subscribers
Homesteading 4.72%
2.12% farming
r/Beekeeping
36k subscribers
Homesteading 5.39%
1.53% Beekeeping
r/Canning
29k subscribers
Homesteading 4.35%
2.04% Canning
r/foraging
20k subscribers

Info on finding, identifying, harvesting and cooking wild edible amd medicinal plants.

https://reddit.com/r/foraging
Homesteading 3.39%
2.33% foraging
r/simpleliving
120k subscribers

Breaking free of the work/spend/borrow cycle in order to live more fully, sustainably, and cooperatively.

https://reddit.com/r/simpleliving
Homesteading 5.63%
0.8% simpleliving
r/Bushcraft
56k subscribers

Bushcraft and Wilderness Survival, Traditional Skills and Techniques.

https://reddit.com/r/Bushcraft
Homesteading 3.65%
1.02% Bushcraft
r/aquaponics
23k subscribers
Homesteading 2.83%
1.57% aquaponics
r/ZeroWaste
48k subscribers

We are responsible citizens who try to minimize our overall ecological footprint.

https://reddit.com/r/ZeroWaste
Homesteading 3.25%
0.88% ZeroWaste
r/TinyHouses
119k subscribers

A place for people interested in small or tiny houses.

https://reddit.com/r/TinyHouses
Homesteading 4.4%
0.73% TinyHouses
r/gardening
596k subscribers
Homesteading 20.26%
0.51% gardening
r/composting
9k subscribers

For all your composting needs.

https://reddit.com/r/composting
Homesteading 2.05%
3.28% composting
r/livingofftheland
16k subscribers

If living off the land = living the dream, you're in the right place.

https://reddit.com/r/livingofftheland
Homesteading 1.94%
8.74% livingofftheland
r/Survival
224k subscribers

The Wilderness Survival subreddit.

https://reddit.com/r/Survival
Homesteading 4.96%
0.59% Survival
r/fermentation
20k subscribers
Homesteading 2.08%
1.25% fermentation
r/OffGrid
9k subscribers

A place to share all of your off-grid technologies, experiences, and advice.

https://reddit.com/r/OffGrid
Homesteading 1.78%
3.8% OffGrid