Homesteading in Michigan on the Upper Peninsula

We left the garbage, the crime, and the "boom boxes" of the inner city and set out for the Upper Peninsula to try homesteading in Michigan.



homesteading in Michigan - cabbage
The deer made short work of our cabbage.
Chuck Makela
homesteading in Michigan - apple tree
Aaron loves fresh apples.
Chuck Makela
homesteading in Michigan - farm house and outbuilding
The U.P. home we found, when we jumped feet first into homesteading in Michigan.
Photo by Chuck Makela
homesteading in Michigan - Falls River
The Falls River.
Chuck Makela
homesteading in Michigan - map with Upper Peninsula marked in red
The upper peninsula sits amidst three of the Great Lakes, with Lake Superior to the north, Lake Michigan to the south, and Lake Huron to the east.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS staff
homesteading in Michigan - root crops
Root crops thrive in the cool climate here.
Chuck Makela
homesteading in Michigan - Lake Superior
Lake Superior seen from the west side of the Keweenaw Peninsula.
Chuck Makela

















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