Community-Building and Self-Reliance: Our 2013 Homesteaders of the Year

The 2013 MOTHER EARTH NEWS Homesteaders of the Year believe in learning by doing, and open their homes and farms to teach modern homesteading skills and promote community-building.

Beehives and Grazing Sheep
Honeybees and livestock are at home at Mockingbird Meadows, a United Plant Savers Botanical Sanctuary near Columbus, Ohio, run by the Combs family.
Photo Courtesy Combs Family