Do you dream of creating an off-grid, sustainable homestead?
Have you got what it takes? What's holding you back?
Learn the basics of taking a piece of bush land
and turning it into a homestead.
"Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere." Albert Einstein
Join our project
of transforming a property in Mountain Grove
into a utopian, off-grid, sustainable homestead.
Jo of the Woods blogs on Facebook: J. O. DE VRIES
Jo of the Woods podcasts on : Spotify
Learn tips, create plans, build models, avoid costly mistakes.
Wanting to build your own tiny house? No land?
Trailer sites available.
Brush Cutting, Processing
Tree Felling, Firewood, Wood Splitting
Floor Plan Design
Carpentry, Masonry, Stone Work
Foundations, Timber Framing, Log Building
Raising Chickens/Pigs/maybe a pony or two
Beeswax Candle Making: Hand-dipped/Molds
... a little bit of everything. Let us know what you're interested in.
Tailored Workshops / Consultation
Friends/Family/Homeschool (price based on group size/tool and equipment rental).
Beeswax Candle Making:
Make a pair of old-fashioned hand-dipped beeswax candles on a woodstove.
Breeding and raising chickens for eggs, meat, and chick sales.
How can I help with your homesteading journey?