Most homesteading moms have wish lists that are a little bit different from moms who don’t dream about chickens and tomatoes. I put together a list of homestead mom gift ideas that are at the top of my wish list.
I am sure that the homesteading female in your life (mom or not) has at least one of these on her list as well!
Practical Homestead Mom Gift Ideas
These homestead mom gift ideas are great options for Mother’s Day gifts, birthday gifts, or Christmas gifts!
Homestead Mom Gift Ideas: For the Home
1. KitchenAid Mixer
This stand mixer is a great tool for homestead kitchens. KitchenAid offers attachments that allow you to make pasta, ice cream, and sausage, dice & chop, core & slice, you can even grind your own flour with the grain mill attachment! Mom is sure to love it!!
2. Cast Iron
Give a practical gift that will last a lifetime…cast iron cookware! Mama can cook just about anything in cast iron pans & she can pass them on to her kids and grandkids.
3. Canning Supplies
Many homesteading women love plants of all varieties… house plants, vegetable transplants, herbs, flowers for the porch, fresh cut flowers, and you can never go wrong with succulents!
5. Essential Oils
We use these in ev-er-y-thing! Essential oils are used for cleaning supplies, air fresheners, laundry, natural remedies, and in the barn! If you don’t know which oils to give mom, I suggest Lavender, Peppermint, and Tea Tree to start. 🙂
6. Food Dehydrator
A food dehydrator is the perfect homesteading mom gift! She can make jerky, fruit leather, dried herbs, yogurt, and so much more with this gift!
7. Stoneware Crock
Gift mom a stoneware crock for fermenting foods and holding sourdough starter!
8. Vacuum Sealer
A vacuum sealer is a good option for homesteaders who process their own meat.
9. Solar Panels
Gifting a solar panel setup would be an incredible way to show your homestead mom that you appreciate her values and the hard work that she puts into the lifestyle that she loves!
Homestead Mom Gift Ideas: For the Farm
Muck: Muck boots are tried & tested heavy duty waterproof boots! This brand has boots for all seasons.
Sloggers: These things are so stinkin’ cute! If chickens aren’t your thing, then you can get Sloggers in tons of other prints!
They have a tall boot and ankle shoe for all year comfort and use!
11. New Garden Tools +tools for the kids
Homestead moms are always up for new gardening supplies! Grab a pair of cute garden gloves for her or maybe a garden tool set!
If she has small children, you can get kid sized tools so they can garden with her.
12. Sun Oven
Mom can save a bunch on her electricity bill by cooking with the All-American Sun Oven!
She can cook, dehydrate food, and even purify water in this!
13. A Good Knife
A quality multi-use pocket knife is an essential tool for the homestead! I LOVE this tactical knife that has a rope/seatbelt cutter, flashlight, glass breaker, and more!
14. Gift Card to Local Farm + Feed Store
Homestead moms can always use items from the local farm + feed store (Co-op, Tractor Supply, Rural King, etc.). Grab her a gift card so she can get exactly what she needs!
15. Fruit Trees
Fruit trees are such a fun addition to the homestead! If the homestead mom in your life has space to plant a couple of trees, gift her some from NAME OF NURSERY!
16. Seed Pack Labels
Make sure mom can keep her seed inventory organized with these seed pack labels!
Psst… They are free, but you can print, cut, and laminate them before gifting them to her 🙂
17. Mylar Bags
Homesteading Books and Courses
18. The Homesteader’s Herbal Companion
The Homesteader’s Herbal Companion was written by a trusted friend of mine, Amy Fewell.
This book teaches the basics of herbalism, how to use tinctures, salves, essential oils, and infused oils, AND how to use herbs with your livestock! If you know a homesteader who is interested in herbalism, this book is the perfect gift!
19. The Farm Girl’s Guide to Preserving the Harvest: How to Can, Freeze, Dehydrate, and Ferment Your Garden’s Goodness
The Farm Girl’s Guide is an excellent book written by another trusted friend, Ann Accetta-Scott! This book is a detailed food preservation reference guide that covers canning, fermenting, freezing, dehydrating, curing, and smoking!
20. The Sustainable Canning Course
The Sustainable Canning Course from A Farm Girl in the Making walks students through the canning process from start to finish. It provides all the information needed to take the fear out of hot water bath canning and pressure canning!
21. The Sustainable Living Mentorship Program
The Sustainable Living Mentorship Program is a customized 7 month coaching program for your homestead! It includes one-one-one Zoom calls, video tutorials, recipes, and more!
22. 50 Do-It-Yourself Projects for Keeping Chickens: Chicken Coops, Brooders, Runs, Swings, Dust Baths, and More!
50 DIY Projects for Keeping Chickens is a book filled with actionable projects from Janet Garman at Timber Creek Farm!
In this book, you will find fun activities for chickens, nesting box building plans, brooder pen instructions, feeding stations, and so much more!
23. 50 Do-It-Yourself Projects for Keeping Goats: Fencing, Milking Stands, First Aid Kit, Play Structures, and More!
50 DIY Projects for Keeping Goats is a book filled with actionable projects from Janet Garman at Timber Creek Farm!
In this book, you will find plans for goat fencing, hay storage, natural weed control, dehorning box, play structures, goat milk recipes, and more!
24. Born-Again Dirt
I read Born-Again Dirt during college for a book report assignment.
This book redefined my love for agriculture and put me on the path toward sustainable homesteading.
The author, Noah Sanders, encourages farmers and homesteaders to re-evaluate farming methods with faith in mind.
If you are buying for a homesteading mom of faith, this book would be an incredibly thoughtful gift that she will treasure.
25. The Permaculture Women’s Guild Courses
The Permaculture Women’s Guild has free and low-cost online permaculture courses PLUS a permaculture certification program.
26. The Homestead Management Binder
For Her Mental Health + Self-Care
27. Something Handmade or Handpicked
Mothers love heartfelt homemade gifts! Husbands can write a letter to her or make her something special if he is into woodworking.
Kids can pick mom some flowers, draw a picture, write a letter, create a handmade card, make homemade bath salts, or make a craft.
28. A Massage
Maybe this is a little cliche for Mother’s Day, but we don’t care! Homesteading mothers are on their feet all day raising plants, animals, and kids… they NEED a good massage every now & again.
27. Natural Skin Care + Makeup
You can’t go wrong with homesteading mama made beauty products from Toups and Co!
Toups has natural handmade skin care, make up, soaps, tallow balms, and more!
29. Farmhouse Teas
A delicious & healthy herbal farmhouse tea is the perfect gift idea for all special occasions! Farmhouse Teas has black, green, and herbal loose leaf teas, kombucha kits, skin care products, and more!
What would you add to this list of Homestead Mom Gift Ideas?
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