Have you dreamed of heading “back to the land” and creating your own homestead? Want to know what life on a real working homestead is like? Let us share our years of experience and knowledge, the result of trials and successes as you get a taste of wilderness homestead living. Whether you hope to have your own homestead, your own patio container garden, or are simply curious about the simpler life of Bush living, integrating a homestead skill into your vacation will leave you with a sense of peace and accomplishment.
Life on the homestead requires the marriage of many different skills, crafts, and disciplines. From gardening to carpentry, tracking animals to building animal pens and canning, we can break down life at the homestead into bite size lessons suited to your interests.
With projects of so many different sizes, we are constantly learning and experimenting. Join us, and leave your own mark on a remote, wilderness Alaska homestead. Instruction and activities during your stay may include:
- Identification, Harvesting, and Use of Alaska’s native plants
- Axe hanging and tool maintenance
- Spoon Carving
- Lumber milling
- Birch Syrup Making
- Gardening and planning
- Hide Tanning