Welcome To Redemption Permaculture, The Teaching Website of The Small Town Homestead

A permaculture homesteading website where we talk about gardening, livestock, food preservation, self-sufficiency, sustainability, self-reliance, urban homesteading, foraging, hunting, fishing, and the knowledge and skills that will help you to bring it all together for a better future.


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Creating and Utilizing Permaculture Edge Effect For Abundance

What is commonly referred to as the 10th Permaculture design principle is the “Edge Effect” which is the use of edge and natural patterns for the best and most abundant effect. The use of this principle can increase productivity, efficiency, ...
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Integrate Don’t Segregate, Stacking Functions In Permaculture

When it comes to designing your property using permaculture principles one of the many areas of consideration is stacking functions by integration rather than segregation. When I started implementing this design element into my homestead it increased productivity and efficiency ...
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Finding Cheap and Free Resources To Build Your Homestead

What are you lacking to really get your homestead going; time, money, land, stuff? In this episode of the podcast and in this post, I will discuss how to find free and cheap resources to build your homestead. So what ...
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How To Grow Fresh Lettuce All Year Through Winter And Summer

It is great to grow your own food, harvest that food, and then in some form or another preserve that food to make it available year-round. What is even better though is having something fresh from the garden you can ...
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Consider Growing These 7 Perennials On Your Homestead

When most people think about putting in a garden they usually mean an annual vegetable garden but there are some real advantages to creating a perennial garden on your homestead. Fruit Trees and Berry Bushes are obvious perennials but I ...
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Planning Your Spring Permaculture Garden

You will for sure want to take a mental inventory of the things you regularly eat. These are the vegetables you will want to plant the most of. If you don’t like eggplant, don’t plant eggplant. Not everything grows good ...
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Frugal Homesteading: Budget Friendly Tips For Saving Money

Let's talk about living a frugal lifestyle on the homestead, what it means to be frugal, and the benefits of frugality. I want to share with you several ideas for being more frugal in the kitchen, the garden, raising livestock, ...
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A Beginner’s Guide To Hunting Squirrel

A great way to keep the homestead freezer well-stocked with meat is by hunting and if you’re going to go hunting there aren’t many animals to hunt that will bring you more success and more enjoyment than hunting squirrel. I’ve ...
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