Zachary Bauer

Zachary lives with his wife, two sons and his wife's parents on An American Homestead deep in the mountains of the American Ozarks. They all moved there together in July of 2013 where they began to build the homestead. They are off-grid with the exception of a phone line.

Latest From The Homestead – WINTER

visiting the park

Winter has been a busy time as we try to get a house in Ohio ready to sell. The travel back and forth has been taxing and Marella and I are ready to be settled and have more of a routine in our lives. With the travel however, we’ve been …

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Stupid Should Hurt Cotton T-Shirt

Stupid Should Hurt shirt

The Stupid Should Hurt cotton T-shirt is our most popular shirt option that we sell on the Homestead TeeSpring shop. To purchase this shirt, click on that Purchase Now button below. Stupid Should Hurt T-shirt ONLY $22.95 The stupid should hurt t-shirt is just one of many of our common …

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Coffee with Maple Sap – So Good!

Maple Sap Coffee

The best cup of coffee in the world that you can make at home uses fresh grounds and maple sap fresh from the tree at harvest time. It’s so delicious! If you have a maple tree in your yard, you own it to yourself to tap it when the sap …

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Frozen Off Grid

Frozen Off Grid homestead

When you get through this, AND YOU WILL! You will be more experienced, more confident and you will be a better homesteader. Overcoming challenges in life is what helps to make us better people. Embrace the suck!

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I Deleted 140,000+ Facebook Followers!

Deleted Facebook Followers

Once upon a time, participation in Facebook was good for business. And in many cases it still is good for business as long as you’re approved by the pink haired nose ringed Karens sitting behind computers at the FB headquarters. Holistic practices, homeschool curriculum retailers, firearm retailers and even homesteaders …

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Don’t Take Away My Coffee!

Green Bean Coffee Storage

One of the most important reasons why so many people are looking to live and work on a homestead is because of the preparedness aspect. Take a look around you and ask yourself if the world REALLY got bad, what could you not live without? What about certain foods and …

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