When getting started with homesteading, all of the skills and lessons you need to learn seem so overwhelming. I get it. I’ve been there. You search all over the web to find answers to your questions. Sometimes, you don’t even know where to start. Which skill is most important?
Wouldn’t it be nice if you homesteading education was organized in such a way that it would be easy to learn a skill without being overwhelmed at all of the information?
I have found a place online where you can learn homesteading skills in an easy to follow format: Rootsy.
Rootsy is an online membership site that has a different homesteading topic each month.
I have been a member since January 2017, and so far we have learned about:
Organization (meal planning, homestead management, goal visualization, etc.)
Composting (including vermicompost)
Backyard Chickens (how to take care of them, cheap ways to feed them, etc.)
Every month I look forward to finding out what the new topic will be and seeing all of the information available to learn.
So what kind of information do you get?
Monthly webinar on the month’s topic
Coupon code for something related to the month’s topic
There is no telling what they will give us next month! It is so exciting!
There is also a community behind Rootsy that is fun and engaging. It started with a forum to discuss homesteading topics and learn from each other.
This month they started a Private Facebook group as well to help people connect online. I prefer the Facebook group because it is something I use every day. You can pop in there quickly and see what is going on. You can ask and answer questions from like minded people. It is also more positive than some free Homesteading Facebook Groups I am a part of.
So how will Rootsy help you in your homesteading journey? Here is a recap of what you will get every month:
ONE STOP INSPIRATION
No need to search the web for hours to find the information you need. We’ve put together the best-of-the-best simple living know-how and inspiration so you can jump straight into learning and doing!
We love giving our members the extra-special treatment they deserve! Rootsy Members receive discounts on select eBooks and eCourses and handmade items in the Rootsy Shop, and other perks and goodies.
Share your latest projects. Connect with other Members. It’s all in the Members-Only Facebook Group and Forum, where you will find community support and inspiration.
COURSES AND EBOOKS
Rootsy’s Member-only platform contains an amazing assortment of tutorials, videos, eBooks, and comprehensive eCourses, all focused around our theme-of-the-month.
Join us each month for a member-only webinar. We’ll dive deep into the month’s topics, featuring guest experts and exclusive Q & A sessions.
THE ROOTSY LIBRARY
The Rootsy Library is an ever-growing collection of homesteader-approved eBooks and mini Courses. Let your curiosity get the best of you!
Upcoming monthly topics:
April’s Member Content is all about Upcycling! Turn old stuff into new treasures with four simple tutorials. Plus, learn how to get the most out of your thrift store finds. It’s all in the April Member Dashboard.
May is for Preparedness. Whether you’re wanting to get a 72 hour emergency bag ready, prepare for storms, learn how to weather financial uncertainty, or build yourself a homestead root/storm shelter, we’ll show you how!
Take charge of your family’s health and wellbeing by learning to make simple herbal remedies. Stock up your herbal medicine cabinet NOW so you’ll be ready when colds and flus hit!Rootsy is a way to learn new topics about homesteading each month from people all over the web.Click To Tweet
To begin opening Rootsy to new members April 1, 2017, they have created a free three-part email series for new and existing subscribers called “Overcoming the 3 Big Challenges to Self-Reliance.” This will teach subscribers how to gain more time, money and knowledge to begin living their dreams.
I have learned so much from Rootsy over the past 3 months and I can’t wait to see what is coming in the future. If you want to increase your knowledge about homesteading every month, check out my affiliate link here: Rootsy.
Have you tried Rootsy? Please let us know what you think in the comments below. Thanks!
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