Why You Need to Compost


If you’re reading this, chances are you already know about the importance of growing your own food. In fact, you probably have a few veggies in your backyard garden right now. If you’re like me, you already know which made-from-scratch meal you’re going to cook with those first veggies. Maybe you even have a rain barrel so you can water those spring seedlings. Perhaps you have a couple backyard chickens, which totally amp up the sustainability factor on your urban homestead.

10 things you won’t do after becoming an urban homesteader

Urban homesteading opened us up to new people, and a new (more simple) way of life. Instead of focusing on all of the things we do as urban homesteaders, let's take a look at the things we won't be doing anymore now that we've claimed this title.

Once you’ve been bitten by the urban homesteading bug, there’s no cure. For real. When John and I started our teeny, tiny little garden and first documented it on The Sustainable Couple, we had no idea what we were doing. Fast forward 5 years and we’ve gotten ourselves together. We also have backyard chickens, 6… 

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