The best gifts ideas for homesteaders are the ones that help them on their journey to self-sufficiency. Here are some great gift ideas for those who are just starting out or have been homesteading for years.
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12 Gift Ideas For Homesteaders Or Aspiring Homesteaders
One of the best things about homesteading is that it can be done on any scale, whether you live in the city, suburbs, or country. And, with a little creativity, homesteading can be a very rewarding and fun experience for everyone involved. Here are some gift ideas for homesteaders or aspiring homesteaders that will make their homesteading journey that much more enjoyable.
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All New Square Foot Gardening: Perfect for experienced gardeners or beginners, you’ll learn the three simple steps to Square Foot Gardening. No digging, no tilling, no fertilizing, no guesswork—less watering, waste, and weeding! There’s so much more packed in this 272-page instructional book—boost your organic vegetable harvest with inspiring how-tos.
The Homestead Canning Cookbook: Certified master food preserver and cooking enthusiast Georgia Varozza wants to show you how safe and easy canning your favorite foods can be. She will teach you the basics, including how to fit the process into your busy life, the equipment you’ll need, and step-by-step instructions for both water bath and pressure canning.
The Homesteader’s Herbal Companion: The Homesteader’s Herbal Companion is a beautiful guide for the modern-day homesteader. From learning how to incorporate herbs and essential oils around your home to learn how to enhance your family’s health and well-being, this book is the go-to guide for those wishing to live a more natural homesteading lifestyle. (I love this book!)
GrowVeg Membership: GrowVeg.com gift certificates are the perfect year-round gift for any gardener with a vegetable, herb, or fruit garden. This garden planner helps you design the best layout for your vegetable garden.
Learning Herbs: Give the plant enthusiast access to this online herbal learning tool that gives you on-demand access to herbal courses and full access to an online community of plant lovers. Plus they have a wonderful board game, Wildcraft!, that will help the whole family learn about plants and healing.
Microgreens Growing Kit – Home growing of microgreens has never been easier. Simply fill the water reservoir and drop in the 4 pre-seeded Spicy Salad Mix hemp grow pads in the microgreen trays.
AeroGarden: Experience better plant growth from your AeroGarden Sprout indoor garden with a sleek modern look, and a simple soft-touch button to control lights. Having fresh herbs all year long has never been easier!
Make things easier in the homestead kitchen with a gift of one of these tools.
Instant Pot: Six months ago this wouldn’t be on any list I would write. Then I got an 8qt Instant Pot on sale and I’ve seen the other side. This has taken the place of my slow cookers. It has so many functions and uses on our homestead. I’m even thinking about buying the air fryer top for mine.
Stand Mixer & Attachments: I love my Cuisinart stand mixer. There are also a lot of attachments you can buy for to make things easier for us. If someone on your list already has a stand mixer, get them attachments. The cheese grater, veggies slicer, and meat grinders are on my list!
Canning Jars & Lids: If someone wants to buy me more jars and replacement lids, I would love it! These are something that you need on your homestead and can really help someone that is just getting started with canning.
Homesteading Magazine Subscription: Consider treating your homesteading friend to a full year of inspiration with a magazine devoted to back-to-the-land living like Mother Earth News, Capper’s Farm, Grit, Heirloom Gardener, and more.
Crochet Kit for Beginners: Create beautiful, handmade crochet projects with this crochet yarn kit, which includes yarn, 21 crochet hooks, and additional crochet accessories. This is perfect for a beginner.
Ashley is a stay-at-home homeschooling mom, turned homesteader, living in Canada. I have been homeschooling for years and love it. Now my children and I get to learn about and help others homeschool and be able to provide for their families and teach our children about where their food comes from.