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.

Spreading Mulch
Amy Saunders and her daughter spread mulch on soon-to-be-planted garden beds as part of the family’s efforts to conserve moisture and control weeds.
Photo Courtesy Saunders Family