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Homesteading is a lifestyle that many people are embracing in order to be more self-sufficient and environmentally friendly. But, it can also be a way to make side money!

  1. Selling your produce, plant starts, and dehydrated herbs: If you have a garden, you can sell your surplus produce at farmer’s markets or directly to consumers. You can also sell a variety of plant starts to neighboring gardeners or even dehydrated herbs to herbalism hobbyists.
  2. Make Soaps and Candles: Beeswax is a great ingredient if you have bees. Check out other things you can make with beeswax.
  3. Practice Herbalism: Make supplements from herbs in your garden
  4. Make Tea: from herbs in your garden: Prepare ready made tea bags and sell them online or at local farmers markets or local social gatherings. Check out some herbs to grow to make tea or supplements out of.
  5. Selling eggs: If you have chickens, you can sell their eggs to individuals or local stores.
  6. Selling meat: If you have livestock, you can sell the meat to individuals or local stores.
  7. Selling honey: If you have bees, you can sell their honey! There are lots of things you can make using honey that you can sell as well.
  8. Selling Beeswax: Again, if you have bees- beeswax is another by-product that you can sell or make things with!
  9. Selling handmade crafts: If you’re skilled in crafting, you can sell your handmade products on Etsy or on social media, or social gatherings.
  10. Offering classes or workshops: If you have a particular skill or knowledge in a specific area, you can offer classes or workshops on your homestead. If you are good with a camera, Start a YouTube channel to start an educational homesteading vlog.
  11. Offering farm tours: If your homestead is unique, you can offer tours to visitors to show them how you operate your homestead.
  12. Hosting events: If you have space on your homestead, you can host events such as weddings, parties, or retreats.
  13. Selling firewood: If you have trees on your property, you can sell firewood to individuals or local stores.
  14. Offering agritourism: If you have a unique homestead, you can offer agritourism experiences such as farm stays, farm-to-table meals, or farm tours.
  15. Offering a Hand: If you have some equipment that your neighbor may need to do a task, offer your services or rental of the tool.

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