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!

Grover and Jacob Sheep
Grover watches out for the rest of the Jacob sheep at the Trumpey family's Sandy Acres Farm. The Jacob sheep flock totals about 50-head.
Photo by Oliver Uberti