The Many Paths to Self-Reliant Living: 2015 Homesteaders of the Year

Living off the grid, raising animals and growing their own food are some of the many ways our 2015 Homesteaders of the Year have achieved more self-reliant living. These standout modern homesteaders have found ways to save money — and have fun doing it!

The Prebles
The Prebles pose in front of a fence door Tom made for Ilene. The heart is indicative of the lovely nature of their homestead and relationship.
Photo by Tom Preble