Date: December 17, 2017 - December 24, 2017
Welcome to the official Weekly Homesteading Newsletter (#WHN)! This newsletter will be released each Sunday with a detailed exposition of the previous week’s homesteading articles.
The goal of the Weekly Homesteading Newsletter is to increase awareness and support of the Steemit homesteading community!
In order to recommend articles for future WHN issues, the following guidelines must be adhered to:
- The article must be related to homesteading, prepping, farming & agriculture, sustainability, nature & environment, and/or gardening.
- The article must be published between the newsletter’s respective dates (Sunday to Sunday).
- The article must be original material. Any plagiarized articles will be blocked and future submissions from the corresponding account will be banned.
To submit a recommendation, simply comment on the most recent WHN article (please include a link) or dm the author (@kiaraantonoviche) on Steemit.chat or SteemitHomesteaders.Slack. You may submit your own articles as well!
NOTE: All articles MUST have permission granted from the author to include them in the newsletter. To expedite this process in the future, you may comment below with “I give you indefinite permission to include my articles in future newsletters!” Thank you in advance!
All photos, quotes, and articles belong to each respective linked author. Permission to repost and link these articles has been obtained from each respective linked author.
“HomesteadersOnline Weekly Seed and More Giveaway! 1SBD this week” by @beatitudes8
Interested in winning some free seeds (and more)? What homesteader wouldn’t be?! Check out “HomesteadersOnline weekly Seed and more Giveaway! 1SBD this week” by @beatitudes8 for your chance to win some Connecticut Field Pumpkin Heirloom seeds! Winner(s) will be chosen tomorrow (Monday)!
“First Homestead Photography Contest” by @knowledge-seeker
Instead of a specific photo, this week we’re focusing on the “First Homestead Photography Contest” being run by @knowledge-seeker! The theme is “animals” and the requirements are pretty simple! You have until the post payout of the announcement article to submit an entry so check it out today for your chance to win!
Follow @knowledge-seeker to stay up-to-date on future homesteading photography contests!
“Homemade Medicines #02: Skin cream - Cannabis, Chamomile, Calendula & Lavender Infusions With Cocoa Butter” by @mitchiesfoodrace
With great ingredients in this miraculous natural remedy, it was a no-brainer for me to include “Homemade Medicines #02: Skin cream - Cannabis, Chamomile, Calendula & Lavender Infusions With Cocoa Butter” by @mitchiesfoodrace! This informative article explains different methods of oil infusions, the benefits of certain ingredients, and of course the simple preparation process!
Follow @mitchiesfoodrace to see the DIY process and see future homemade medicines!
“Step by Step: Making your own Sprouted Sunflower Seed Cheese” by @mountainjewel
I’m from Wisconsin so any type of cheese is a main food group for me. That’s why learning “Step by Step: Making your own Sprouted Sunflower Seed Cheese” from @mountainjewel was super exciting! Check out this quick recipe that yields consistent results and doesn’t require any extra knowledge or specialized equipment!
Follow @mountainjewel to view the step-by step-instructions and to learn how to enter a free book giveaway!
“Life On a Farm - Handling the Winter Snow on the Homestead” by @coghill
While a winter wonderland may be beautiful, it can seriously get in the way of daily life. Check out how @coghill handles winter in “Life On a Farm - Handling the Winter Snow on the Homestead!”
Follow @coghill for more winter updates and don’t forget to upvote!
“What?!? We certainly did NOT expect this!” by @slhomestead
Follow @slhomestead to see what’s up! What unexpected occurrences did you see this winter?
“A tiny fundraiser for a deserving family - LovingLuke” by @frugallady
If you’ve been following along with the recent updates from @daddykirbs, then you should hear about “A tiny fundraiser for a deserving family - LovingLuke” by @frugallady! “Tis the season for unselfish actions and you have the chance of blessing a family who isn’t asking to be blessed.”
Follow @frugallady to see how you can help!
“Homesteaders & Preppers on steemit - heading towards 300 by the new year? v11 [23 Dec ‘17]” by @pennsif
Our Steemit homesteading community is growing and we’ve almost reached 300! Check out “Homesteaders & Preppers on steemit - heading towards 300 by the new year? v11 [23 Dec ‘17]” by @pennsif to fill your news feed with the best of the best!
Follow @pennsif to stay tuned and let’s see if we can reach 300 by the new year!
Penny for Your Thoughts
“There’s No Wrong Way To Homestead” by @perceivingalife
It’s easy to get discouraged when you don’t see progress fast enough but @perceivingalife has a helpful perspective - there’s no wrong way to do the right thing. In this case, “There’s No Wrong Way To Homestead.”
Image from publicdomainpictures.net - CC0 Public Domain
Follow @perceivingalife to see why they think this way and give it some thought.
Do you believe there is no wrong way to homestead?
That’s All Folks!
That concludes this issue of the Weekly Homesteading Newsletter - we managed to feature 8 articles by 8 different authors!
Now accepting submissions and recommendations for Issue #17 - simply comment below (please include a link) or dm the author (@kiaraantonoviche) on Steemit.Chat or SteemitHomesteaders.Slack.
Don’t forget to show your support and appreciation to the original authors of these articles by following, upvoting, and resteeming their work!
All photos, quotes, and articles belong to each respective linked author. Permission to repost and link these articles has been obtained from each respective linked author.Cover photo (modified by @kiaraantonoviche) from Pexels and used under the CC0 license. Christmas lights banner from Google Images.
Follow @kiaraantonoviche and check back next Sunday to see Issue #17!
P.S. Have a very Happy Holiday season!