Our 2012 Homesteaders of the Year: Living the Good Life Through Modern Homesteading

These seven families offer inspiring examples of modern homesteading, including a dedication to building self-reliant communities in both rural and urban settings.

Dirt Road
The path to self-reliance can be just as rewarding as the ultimate goal. This is one of many lessons learned by our 2012 Homesteaders of the Year.
PHOTO: TIM CONLIN