Is Homesteading a Risky Endeavor? A Critical Look at SaraSue’s Cautionary Tale – Part 3

Pros:
1. Independence and self-sufficiency can be fulfilling.
2. Homesteading allows you to have control over your food production and quality. 3. A connection with nature and a simpler way of life can be rewarding. 4. Homesteading can provide opportunities for creativity and innovation. 5. It can be a good way to save money on groceries and utilities.
6. Engaging in physical labor can be satisfying and promote a healthier lifestyle.

Cons:
1. Homesteading requires significant time and effort.
2. It can be physically demanding and exhausting.
3. Financial risks are involved, such as initial setup costs and potential market fluctuations. 4. Changes in weather patterns, pests, and diseases can pose challenges.
5. Limited access to amenities and services in remote locations can be inconvenient. 6. Homesteading may not be suitable for everyone’s lifestyle or preferences.

context: https://survivalblog.com/2023/11/12/homesteading-cautionary-tale-part-3-sarasue/

Continuing from Part 2, in this article, I explain why I will continue to homestead. Watching videos of the ideal “permaculture” setup is enjoyable, but actually putting it into practice is a different story. Taking the time to carefully consider and plan everything is highly recommended.