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!

Ebys Farms
Matt and Jennifer, with children Kathryn, Lauren and Henry, run Eby Farms near Cassopolis, Mich.
Photo by Melanie Cox