Starting a new homestead, especially as someone who has been living in the city the whole life, takes a huge amount of courage. It’s not easy, mentally and physically. But that’s not the only thing you need. Realistically, you’ll also need tools, equipment, and supplies to help you live the new life. Preparing these items is the first step to living a self-sufficient homestead life.
There are some obvious ones, like a pickup truck, which is one of the essential items for a homesteader. You’ll absolutely need it. But there are also non-obvious items first-time homesteaders often forget such as a manual washing machine, rope, oil lamps, and a barrel. These are important in emergency situations, mainly when you lose electricity. If you want to see the rest of the items, read this article and get prepared.