Through sharing her homesteading journey, Angela has been shaping relationships and opening a window to the farming life at a time when people are less familiar with where food comes from. “I don’t homestead and raise my children this way because it’s trendy or interesting to others. It’s a lifestyle that stems from my values and I hope that it equips my children with skills that many no longer have…”
Ethan and Annina, founders of the Republic of Vermont, are pioneering what it means to run a sustainable small farm business.
The Republic of Vermont is a small scale apiary and organic maple sugaring operation, tending hives and tapping trees in rural Vermont.
Starting at a young age, Nick continues to encourage new gardeners to try their hand at producing their own food. “Growing up, I would go and pick seeds out in our neighbors garden, I was always doing something outside all of the time. That was a passion that I never gave up…now I do it because it’s a way of life.”
Relish the crunching snow underfoot as the crisp winter air draws a silent breath. Fingers freezing, heart is warm.
As “a homesteader that happens to work with herbs,” Lauren started LaLa Earth after taking two herbal apprenticeships and finding that she had a passion for plants.