Guide to Urban Homesteading

Learn about urban homesteading skills, such as small-scale composting, urban beekeeping, and how to set up a rainwater catchment system.

Abandoned Lot Converted To City Garden
A city food-growing strategy can include planting crops in sunny abandoned lots. People’s Grocery has transformed this Oakland, Calif., lot into a community garden in an effort to bring healthy, local food to West Oakland.
Photo by Jason Houston