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Find those things you’re comfortable doing at your current location, and start from there.

Let’s get started today with a few minor changes. The pride of serving a meal to friends you grew and prepared is exhilarating. If we all made a few simple changes towards a greener lifestyle, the impact on the world and our community would be grand!

An urban homestead is a lifestyle in which individuals or families in urban areas strive to be self-sufficient and sustainable by growing their own food, raising animals, conserving resources, and reducing waste. It combines traditional homesteading practices with modern urban living.

A sustainable lifestyle is making concious choices to meetyour own needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. It involves making choices that promote environmental, social, and economic well-being.

Urban homesteading may seem challenging at first, but it is not as difficult as it may appear. With proper planning, research, and a willingness to learn and adapt, it can be a fulfilling and sustainable way to live in an urban environment. With the support of local resources and community, it becomes more manageable to start and maintain an urban homestead.

When starting an urban garden, it’s important to choose plants that are easy to grow and require minimal maintenance. Some great options for beginner urban gardeners include: herbs such as basil, parsley and cilantro, leafy greens like lettuce and spinach, and vegetables like tomatoes, peppers, and cucumbers. These plants are relatively hardy and can thrive in a variety of conditions, making them a great choice for those just starting out with an urban garden.

A green lifestyle is a way of living that aims to minimize harm to the environment and promote sustainability through conscious choices and actions.

An urban homestead can be started in various spaces, including a backyard, rooftop, balcony, or community garden. It can be as simple as a small container garden or as complex as a full-fledged farm. The key to starting an urban homestead is to begin with the available resources and space and make the most of them through creative and sustainable practices.

To get started with an urban homestead, research your local zoning laws and regulations, and assess the resources available to you, such as sunlight, water, and soil. Plan your garden or farm according to open space and what you hope to grow. Look for community gardens or local resources such as Master Gardeners or local farming organizations that can provide guidance and support on developing and maintaining your urban homestead.

Chickens need a coop and run with at least 2-3 sq ft per chicken, proper housing, a constant supply of food and water, lighting, regular health check-ups and human interaction to thrive.