Tag: homestead

Captain’s Log: Plaas Date 3 April 2018

It's time for another short post to bring light to things as they happen, but also to keep a respectfully committed timeframe on writing logs here :-) We approached a point in the last few weeks, where we pretty realised that our homestead property would not be happening as we planned. The property that Alexia ... ... READ the rest

Could this be a (our?) homestead?

A short update. Perhaps I should say, more like a blast from the past... Before we found our blessing in disguise in the Karoo, the place we live in now (at least on weekend), we searched high and low in all areas of the Western Cape. We tried hard to find land that was not ... ... READ the rest

Why and How do I want to ‘homestead’

Call it what you like, homestead, farm, plot, rural lifestyle yard. Homesteading is defined by most as a lifestyle of living sustainably within the ecosystem, by growing your own food and carefully managing your own resources in an agricultural setting. Homesteads are generally small-scale, and by that I mean a few hectares. They are seldom ... ... READ the rest