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There is overwhelming anxiety that goes along with limited space preparedness. It’s a reality that so many Americans face.
When you come to the shocking realization that the world is hanging at the end of a brittle rope, your first inclination is to take action. For those who live in an apartment you just dont have lots of options. There is no magic room that will open up for you to store food.
Some of the more common homesteading resources that you cannot have in an apartment are as follows:
- Row crops
You’re not going to be able to do any of this in an apartment. However, there are some things you can do to become something of an apartment homesteader.
So, what types of things are you going to be able to pull off when you are homesteading?
While you wont be able to nurse raised beds, you will be able to grow food up and in pots. You will need to look at different methods of growing beyond traditional methods.
You could also look into a small hydroponics system. You might even be able to scale way down and grow some fish!
Powering your grow lights or other things in your home could be done using alternate energy. While your apartment will be tied to the power grid, it doesn’t mean you have to only rely on that grid for power. Now is the time to look at alternative energies.
If you are hell-bent on growing some protein in your apartment homestead, your best option is rabbits. You cannot force this issue because you cannot keep many types of animals.
However, you are going to need to stay up on your rabbits if you start breeding them for meat. Don’t forget you are going to need bedding and lots of feed. Its a little risky but it could be a meat source.