29 Practical Homestead Mom Gift Ideas

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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.

Blueberry Cobbler in a Cast Iron Skillet | Mama on the Homestead

3. Canning Supplies

Preserving food by canning is a huge part of homesteading. Give mom a new hot water bath canner, pressure canner, or jars & other supplies to help stock her pantry this year!

Hot water bath canning supplies | Gift ideas for homestead moms | Mama on the Homestead

4. Plants

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. 🙂

three jars of essential oils in front of a jar of clothespins and a jar of laundry powder | Gift ideas for homestead moms | Mama on the Homestead

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!

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Homestead Mom Gift Ideas: For the Farm

10. Boots

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!

Image of a woman wears red sloggers while catching a chicken | Homestead mom gift ideas | Mama on the Homestead

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.

Garden tools laying on a wooden bench | Homestead Mom gift ideas |  Mama on the Homestead

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!

All American Sun Oven | Homestead mom Gifts | Mama on the Homestead

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!

Image of a tactical pocket knife | Homestead mom Gifts | Mama on the Homestead

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 (in the Member Resource Library

Psst… They are free, but you can print, cut, and laminate them before gifting them to her 🙂

17. Mylar Bags

Homestead moms can use mylar bags for food storage and to store seeds. She can keep seeds in these bags and use the free seed pack labels to keep them organized

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!

Image of The Homesteaders' Herbal Companion Book

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!

Image of The Farm Girl's Guide to Preserving the Harvest

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!

Image of The Sustainable Canning Course | Discover Food Ownership Utilizing Multiple Canning Methods and Tools

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!

Image of The Homesteader's Sustainable Living Academy | Helping you achieve an intentional, traditional, and sustainable homesteading life

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!

Image of 50 Do-It-Yourself Projects for Keeping Chickens | Chicken coops, brooders, runs, swings, dust baths, and more! | Janet Garman Timber Creek Farm

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!

Image of 50 Do-It-Yourself Projects for Keeping Goats | Fencing, milking stands, first aid kit, paly structures and more! | Janet Garman Timber Creek Farm

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.

Image of Born-Again Dirt Book | Farming to the Glory of God by Noah Sanders

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

Give her a journal filled with blank pages for her to jot down her thoughts & farm data in or The Homestead Management Binder that has categories & checklists pre-made for her 🙂

Image of the Homestead Management Binder Cover | Homestead mom gift ideas | Mama on the Homestead

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. 

Image of a boy handing wild flowers to his homestead mom | Mama on the Homestead

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!

Image of Toups Organic hand made make up and skin care

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!

Image of Farmhouse Teas in a box

What would you add to this list of Homestead Mom Gift Ideas?

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  1. Ok… I live as far from a homestead as is possible! BUT according to the list:
    what gifts would a homesteading mama like to get….I would like everyone! … including the chickens ( if I could).
    I have a postage stamp size garden that I’m amazed at what God gives us out of it. I love fermenting vegetables, baking real food from scratch. I’m living small in a big way. I’m like a sponge soaking up all the info I can. Thanks I used to blog… it was called, Journey Down the Garden Path. I had to take a break because of health but I would love to go back to writing. I think I’m going to enjoy your posts

  2. Amazing read, it brings peace of mind and makes us self reliant. These best useful tips are very helpful for homesteading and daily life as well. Homesteading is much adventurous and rewarding as well.

  3. Just love the way you write for women, its an honor to be a homesteading mama. We just praise God for what we have been given and try to be the best follower of it. I just look forward to reading more of your posts as it is healthier for the whole family and fun learning as well.

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