Antique-Public4876120 karma2023-12-09 23:16:48 UTC
I pay my mortgage with my normal 40-75 hr week salary as a Journeyman Millwright.
•I’m also a Pine tree farm owner,
•State Registered Shell egg producer. I sell eggs to my local grocery store,
•I sell 3lb wheels of goat cheese to anyone who will buy
I recently bought a saw mill to supply my own lumber from trees on my property. I’ll probably start selling custom order lumber to people as well.
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Antique-Public487689 karma2023-12-10 00:56:52 UTC
The line is a bit blurry, isn’t it? In my experience a homestead is parcel of land meant to sustain a family, where the surplus is either preserved or sold. A farm has more land which is primarily used to sell agricultural products.
In my state, to legally qualify for an agricultural tax reduction on my land. I must have 10 acres of land classified as tillable land for crops or 10 acres of land classified as a pasture.
Antique-Public487645 karma2023-12-10 04:52:52 UTC
It’s a mixed bag. I’ve had luck with 3 year sappling turnarounds. Selling to landscaping companies. Between the wind and deer, profits can go south fairly quick.
Antique-Public487636 karma2023-12-10 04:36:46 UTC
Indentured servitude in exchange for the opportunity to immigrate to the United States from Essex England.
Antique-Public487635 karma2023-12-10 01:11:31 UTC
Ihave a 15KW solar panel system that provides all my power year round, with a 20KwH battery back up. Certainly worth its weight in diamonds out here.
I deliberately don’t use debit, credit cards. No banking apps. I still send paper checks to pay my monthly bills. No cable tv. Neither my wife or I have a Facebook or instagram.
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