Rural Jobs: Make a Living in Your Rural Community or from a Homestead Business
It’s possible to have a successful homestead business or patchwork of rural jobs far from the daily grind of urban and suburban offices. Backwoods breadwinners can make a living working for a niche rural business, or by starting a community-supported agriculture program or cottage food enterprise from home.
Take a giant leap toward fulfilling your homesteading dreams by finding (or creating!) an income source far from the 9-to-5 urban grind.
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Welding can be a part- or full-time job and requires some experience. Try an apprenticeship!
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Many farms hire seasonal labor during harvest season, when produce must move quickly from bush to basket.