There is a wealth of information about homesteading on the internet these days. Unfortunately, most of the information is repetitive and simple. I have compiled a list of my top 5 YouTube homesteading channels that I feel excel over the others.
I chose these channels because I feel they are both educational and entertaining. The knowledge I have gained by watching these YouTuber’s has helped me to become a better homesteader in many ways.
Click the name of the channel to be taken to their subscription page. I have included my favorite videos from each one for you to view also. I hope you find them as useful as I have.
My Top 5 YouTube Homesteading Channels
This channel is all about Dan’s journey to a more abundant and sustainable future. His videos are produced very frequently and are filled with great educational information. He has a great video on a rain barrel system, as well as an easy and affordable chicken coop made from a trampoline.
My favorite part of Dan’s videos is that he reuses items, loves second-hand materials and tries to keep his projects affordable. Check out Dan’s channel soon. There is plenty to learn there.
Video topics include:
- organic gardening
- starting and maintaining a food forest
- solar cooking
- soil preparing
- backyard chickens
This YouTube homesteading channel is everything homesteading, prepping, and self-reliance. Alan feels that no matter what size your homestead is there is always a way to switch to a life of being less dependent on others and more reliant on yourself.
Video topics include:
- Predators on the Homestead
- Tractor Tips and Tricks
- Homestead Chickens
- Container Gardening
- Traditional Gardening
- Raised Bed Gardening
- Emergency Preparedness
This channel is everything gardening organically. John is a very energetic gardener in California that seems to have figured out an answer to everything gardening. This is the most watched gardening show on Youtube. I don’t think there is a topic that involves gardening that this man doesn’t talk about.
Video topics covered:
- Raised bed gardening
- Container gardening
- Beginner gardening
- Hydroponics and aquaponics
- Vegetables, fruits, and berries
This channel covers everything homesteading and then some. Big Family Homestead is all about being self-sustained on your homestead and I feel they have an answer for just about every topic involving homesteading. Brad explains things in an easy to understand fashion and can be very entertaining. I really think this is one of the most information-packed YouTube homesteading channels on the web.
- Food and Recipes
- Homestead Animals
- DIY Projects
This channel is all about how a suburban family left it all behind to move to Appalachia to homeschool and homestead. Patara has a great and simple outlook on what homesteading is. Her videos have something for the beginner homesteader as well as the pro! Check this channel out! The number of subscribers to Patara’s channel proves this to be one of the most popular of the YouTube homesteading channels available.
- Back to Eden gardening
- Food storage and health
- Homestead animals
These are 5 of my favorite YouTube homesteading channels that I view on a regular basis. I have tons more that I subscribe to and watch, but that will have to be another post. I hope you enjoy these channels as much as I do. If you are looking for more information on resources for homesteading, read my resources article. It is filled with many places on the web you can gain more knowledge about homesteading.
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