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41 Nifty Gifts for Homesteaders [Practical Gift Ideas They Can Actually Use]

Yep, it’s that time of year again – time to spoil your loved ones! We’ve found the perfect gifts for homesteaders of all walks of life – whether they’re into chickens, gardening mushroom foraging, DIY skincare, herbs, fermenting, or anything else homestead-related!

Finding the perfect, practical gifts, although fun, can be very stressful. I hope I’ve made the choice a little easier with this ultimate gifts for homesteaders list. Don’t forget to comment with your favorite homesteader gifts!

Practical and Nifty Gifts for Homesteaders

Gifts for the Gardener

Pretty much every homesteader is a gardener at heart, which is why we’re starting with the best gardening gifts for homesteaders. From wildflower herbs to insect hotels, you’ll find a great gardening gift here.

Top Pick
AeroGarden Black Harvest Indoor Hydroponic Garden
$164.95 $129.95

The 6-pod Harvest garden is our most popular countertop garden. It’s easy to use, has a sleek tailored shape and a small footprint to fit in any kitchen. It's never been easier to grow fresh herbs and vegetables year-round!

Plants grow in water - no soil, no mess. Sprouts in days, harvest in weeks, enjoy for months!

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08/13/2022 08:31 am GMT
Top Pick
Emergency Heirloom Bug Out Seed Bag
$18.87

19 of the most productive and tenacious garden favorites in one weatherproof Mylar bag for safe emergency storage and preparation.

Each variety of seed is individually packaged to promote conservation and safe-keeping so that you get the most from each of the 12,000 seeds in the collection.

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Our Pick
Granny's Garden Heirloom Seed Collection
From $15.74

Although nobody gardens better than grandma, you can at least now try with the Granny's Garden Heirloom Seeds Collection.

This best-seller offers home gardeners some of the most timeless garden favorites that promise to spark a bit of nostalgia in your next summer garden bed.

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Our Pick
Barnwood Planter Organic Culinary Herb Garden Kit
$37.79

Beautiful, rustic barnwood-style planter, handmade in the USA. This is a complete kit, ideal for growing an indoor kitchen herb garden

Includes an assortment of four certified organic herb seeds; cilantro, basil, oregano, and sage, as well as detailed planting instruction and a drip tray.

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Our Pick
Wildflower Seeds - Hummingbird and Butterfly
$12.55

Lovingly packaged in a beautiful, resealable hand-illustrated 8" x 6" package. Our wildflower seeds packets are the perfect Christmas gifts for gardeners, special Mother's Day garden gifts, and they make an ideal wildflower garden project for kids and families.

Our wildflowers seed mix is 100% pure, non-GMO, and guaranteed to grow.

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Great Accessory!
Wooden Insect Hotel With Brush for Butterflies, Bees, and Ladybugs
$29.99 $19.99

Gorgeous insect hotel with metal roof to keep the rain out. Suitable as habitat for butterflies, bees, ladybugs, and other insects.

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08/13/2022 07:31 am GMT
Our Pick
Save the Bees Seed Collection

A gorgeous 2-ounce (over 80,000 seeds) selection of 19 annual and perennial wildflower seeds invites honeybees, bumblebees, ladybugs, hummingbirds, butterflies, and other beneficial pollinators while providing seasons of joy.

Hand-crafted and designed in an elegant, resealable hand-illustrated 8" x 6" package.


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Our Pick
Cigar Tobacco Seed Collection
From $15.74

Something truly different! This seed collection includes 3 of the most popular tobacco varieties; Cuban Criollo 98, Havana 608, and Connecticut Broadleaf.

Tobacco plants don’t necessarily need to be harvested and cured but can be left in the garden to flower and reseed while helping to bolster your local bee population.

An ideal way for home gardeners in some of the most humid regions in the country to experience growing one of the most crucial crops in human civilization.

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Gifts for the Chicken Raiser

Let’s face it, homesteaders get quite obsessed with our chickens! Fuel the obsession with these great chicken gifts for homesteaders.

Sloggers Women's Waterproof Rain and Garden Boot - Chickens Barn Red
$46.42 $36.81

Just the right height for garden work and rainy days, these boots are lower and wider than most rain boots so there's room to tuck your pants in. Like the rest of Sloggers' USA-made boots, these feature all-day-comfort insoles and deep lug soles for awesome traction in the mud.

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08/13/2022 03:36 am GMT
Recommended Book
The Homesteader's Natural Chicken Keeping Handbook
$24.95 $13.38

This is your complete homesteader's guide to raising, feeding, breeding, and selling chickens!

Written by Amy Fewell with a foreword by Joel Salatin, this book teaches you how to hatch your own chicks, prevent and treat common chicken ailments, start a poultry business, cook delicious recipes with your fresh eggs, and much more.

Perfect for anyone wanting to take a natural approach to backyard chicken keeping!

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08/13/2022 01:56 pm GMT
Perfect Layers
Leghorn Chicks by Hoover's Hatchery [10]
$35.99 (sexed female)

Leghorns are incredibly productive. Most supermarket eggs are laid by White Leghorns, or hybrids from them. They lay around 290 eggs every year! Leghorns are perfect backyard chickens with gorgeous, abundant white eggs.

Hoover's Hatchery provides 10 baby chicks, approx 12 hours old when shipped. They arrive within 48-72 hours of shipping - make sure you pick them up as soon as possible!

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Peckers...
Just a Girl Who Loves Peckers Cosmetic Makeup Bag
$16.86

The perfect pouch to keep all your make-up and bits and pieces safe. Great travel companion, either on a day out for errands or for a trip across the country!


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08/13/2022 12:51 pm GMT
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Gifts for the Cow Devotee

Our gorgeous Lowline cow just had a baby – enter calf craziness! If your favorite homesteader is cow-crazy too, check out these great cow-themed gifts for homesteaders.

Our Pick
Cow Country - Watch Your Step
$11.74
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08/13/2022 02:07 am GMT
Great Poo... Whoops - Pick
Would Poop Here Again - Funny Cow Sign
$12.99
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08/13/2022 02:11 am GMT
Beaooootiful!
Udderly Cow Mug With Non-Skid Silicone Feet Ceramic Mug
$15.00

A-moo-sing and delightful, the Udderly Cow mug is the perfect way to get your day moo-ving with a cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate... or even better, enjoy cookies with milk straight from this cow!

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08/13/2022 03:16 pm GMT
I Just Freaking Love Cows Tumbler 20oz
$24.99

Made from 18/8 food-grade stainless steel, this tumbler is unbreakable, rust-resistant, double-vacuum-insulated, and doesn't transfer flavor. Comes with a clear BPA-free lid.

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08/13/2022 10:07 am GMT
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Gifts for the DIY Skincare Creator

Crafting your own skincare is such a fun and useful hobby. Not only do you know exactly what goes into your creams, lotions, and soaps, but you can also tailor your potions to suit your skin type or concern!

Here are our favorite DIY skincare gifts for homesteaders!

Fave DIY Skincare Course
Botanical Skin Care Course – The Herbal Academy
From $199

Have you been dreaming about making your own amazing herbal skincare products? We have just the course for you!

Get inspired to make over 200 herbal recipes that'll nourish your skin both inside and out. This course empowers you to make your own skin care using botanicals and other safe, non-toxic ingredients.

You'll be well on your way to a toxin-free skin care routine and you'll feel better for it!

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The Big Book of Homemade Products for Your Skin, Health and Home
$24.99 $21.47

Kick toxic, synthetic skincare products and cleaners out the door and bring the healing joy of nature into your life with these simple, customizable projects.

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08/13/2022 01:41 pm GMT
Our Pick
Honey Belle Detox Mask for Face | DIY Detox Clay Mask

Powerful blends of all-natural and organic Ingredients - eliminates toxins, bacteria, chemicals, and dirt from the skin. Handcrafted from ONLY Organic, Fair Trade, Cruelty-Free & sustainably farmed active ingredients.

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DIY Sugar & Salt Exfoliating Scrub Making Kit
$39.95 ($39.95 / Count)

Learn how to make your own sugar and salt scrubs using easy step-by-step instructions and luxurious ingredients! Combine our high-quality salts, sugar, and almond oil, then customize with dried flowers, grapefruit essential oil, and lavender essential oil.

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08/13/2022 01:01 am GMT
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Gifts for the Orchard Grower

Fruit trees are a staple for many homesteaders, myself not excluded. For the orchard grower, here are some great fruit tree gifts that’ll make them happy!

Our Pick
The Fruit Gardener's Bible: A Complete Guide to Growing Fruits and Nuts in the Home Garden
$24.95 $20.47

If you're getting serious about growing fruit in your backyard, you need the Fruit Gardener's Bible! Inside, you'll learn about growing fruits from beginner to advanced.

One of the authors (now deceased, RIP) famously grew over 20,000 trees on their farm in Vermont.

Whether you want to start an orange orchard or launch a tiny strawberry patch in your backyard, this is one of the most popular and highly rated fruit gardening books. Period!

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08/13/2022 11:41 am GMT
AvoSeedo Avocado Tree Growing Kit with Pot
$24.99 $15.99

No need to be a gardening expert or pro - simply change the water every 2 weeks and let the boat do the rest. With AvoSeedo’s intelligent design, your pit is autonomous. Super easy to use!

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08/12/2022 06:21 pm GMT
Our Pick
Eversprout 13-Foot Fruit Picker (20+ Foot Reach)
$54.99 $47.99

The only fruit picker that arrives pre-assembled for immediate fruit picking. Perfect for picking fruit that is between 1.25 to 5.5 inches in diameter - such as apples, oranges, avocados, apricots, mangos, lemons, kiwis, papayas, limes, nectarines, grapefruits, pears, plums, and more!

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08/13/2022 10:31 am GMT
Top Pick
Honey Crisp Apple Tree - 2 Year Old/4-5 Feet Tall

Give the gift that lives! Suitable for USDA zones 3-8 - 800 hour chilling requirements. Grow your own sweet, juicy, crisp apples!

Plant two different varieties to increase pollination (Gala, Granny Smith, Red Delicious).

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Gifts for the Fermenter

Increase the number of good bacteria in your homesteader’s life with these gifts; from Sandor Katz’s Wild Fermentation to fermenting crocks!

Highly Recommended
Wild Fermentation by Sandor Ellix Katz
$27.96

This book explains how to make all things fermented; vegetable krauts, bread, pickling, and much more. Richly detailed, it includes medicinal benefits and how to utilize fermentation in your life. 187 pages.

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Gairtopf Fermentation Crock Pot by Nik Schmitt
From $135.45

Manufactured in Germany by the Gairtopf Company, these are the perfect vessel for making all sorts of lactic acid fermented vegetables.

The stoneware fermenting crock pot is made with a liquid ceramic casting process that makes them lighter and more durable than traditional heavier crock pots. They come in many sizes!

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Stainless Steel Fermenting Kits
$36.83 (Complete Kit)

This complete stainless steel fermentation solution makes mason jar fermentation easy, simple, and convenient. 

Trellis fermenting lids fit on any wide mouth jar from 8 Oz to 64 Oz so you can easily customize your batch size. The simple design makes for the easiest and most maintenance-free approach to at-home fermenting.

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The Craft of Herbal Fermentation – The Herbal Academy
$119

The Craft of Herbal Fermentation launches you into the world of exciting herbal fermentation, including herbal mead, kombucha, water kefir, herbal beer, and herbal lacto-fermented food.

This course is perfect for beginners, enthusiasts, and experienced homebrewers. Its focus is on incorporating herbs into your fermentation practice, with lessons loaded with techniques and inspiration.

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Gifts for the Forager

Whether you’re foraging for fun or food, there is nothing quite as satisfying as a meal you’ve foraged and cooked yourself!

Our Pick
The Forager’s Guide to Wild Foods
$37.00

You can use this book to identify the plants around you, and to make your own remedies from plants. Inside The Forager’s Guide to Wild Foods there are hundreds of medicinal plants and detailed, super simple instructions on how to take advantage of them.


A lot of high-priced foods you find labeled as "organic" are nothing compared to the ones that grow in the wild. Wild foods mean no GMO, no pesticides, herbicides, or harmful contaminants. There are no foods healthier than the ones you pick yourself in the wild.

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08/13/2022 02:09 am GMT
Top Pick
The Forager's Harvest: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible Wild Plants
$22.95 $13.39

A guide to 32 of the best and most common edible wild plants in North America, with detailed information on how to identify them, where they are found, how and when they are harvested, which parts are used, how they are prepared, as well as their culinary use, ecology, conservation, and cultural history.

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08/13/2022 01:52 am GMT
Our Pick
Waxed Canvas Foraging Pouch (Collapsible)
$55.99 $30.99

Forage flora and fauna with this stylishly handcrafted, vintage-inspired Canvas Foraging Pouch. Meticulously handcrafted using waxed canvas for durability and longevity, this pouch will be a useful companion as you find different types of forage, flowers, mushrooms, and other natural treasures.

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Gifts for the Mushroom Lover

Does your homesteader love foraging for mushrooms, or are they the type that would enjoy growing their own (and who wouldn’t, right?!) – check out these great mushroom gifts for homesteaders!

Yum!
Mojo Pro White Oyster Mushroom Block Kit
$27.99

Grow your own edible organic Oyster mushrooms, easily at home with our Pro-Gro Oyster Mushroom Grow Kit. These are great mushrooms to sauté and serve on just about anything.

This kit will produce up to 2 pounds of fresh, home-grown Oyster mushrooms over 2-3 months. You can harvest fresh mushrooms about once per month.

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The Mushroom Course by The Herbal Academy

Enter the fascinating and mysterious world of fungi with this awesome Mushroom Course from The Herbal Academy!

This is your complete guide for learning everything about fungi, safe mushroom foraging, and how to incorporate them into your diet. The course includes videos and written modules to help you identify mushrooms correctly, as well as a deep-dive into 20 wild mushrooms.

Get started right away by registering for the course and ordering the Mushroom Foraging Kit so you're ready to hit the woods!

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Edible Wild Mushrooms of North America: A Field-to-kitchen Guide
$39.95 $26.95

This field guide presents more than 100 species of the most delicious mushrooms, along with detailed information on how to find, gather, store, and prepare them for the table.

More than 70 savory recipes, ranging from soups and salads to casseroles, canapes, quiches, and even a dessert, are included.

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Mushrooming without Fear: The Beginner's Guide to Collecting Safe and Delicious Mushrooms
$14.95 $10.69

Unlike others, this book focuses only on those types that are both safe to eat and delicious. Most important, it presents the eight rules of mushroom gathering in a straightforward fashion—including “Never, never take a mushroom with gills” and “If a mushroom smells rotten, it is rotten.”

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Fun Pick!
Trust Me, I Have Good Morels Mushroom Hunting T-Shirt
$19.99

What a great shirt for the mushroom hunter! Available in several colors and for women, men, and kids, this is a great gift for that special person in your life.

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08/12/2022 08:56 pm GMT
Fun Pick!
Funny Dish Towel, Let That Shiitake Go
$14.95

Brighten up your home with this cute and funny flour-sack dish towel! Laughing burns calories, so use these punny towels for giggle-filled dish drying, as a charming hand towel for your bathroom, or as a cute gift to a friend!


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Homesteading Gifts for the Herb Enthusiast

Is there anything better than herbs? They enhance every meal, make your mind and body happy, and they’re beautiful to boot! For the herb enthusiast, check out these great gifts.

Top Pick
Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients into Foods and Remedies That Heal
$24.99 $22.49

Alchemy of Herbs will show you how to transform common ingredients into foods and remedies that heal. What were once everyday flavorings will become your personal kitchen apothecary. While using herbs can often seem complicated or costly, this book offers a way to learn that’s as simple and inexpensive as cooking dinner.

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Excellent Book
Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide
$14.95 $12.39

This wonderful introductory guide shows you how easy it is to make your own herbal remedies. It outlines 33 common healing plants and explains how to grow, harvest, prepare, and use them. Stock your herbal medicine cabinet with homemade tinctures, oils, and creams!

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08/13/2022 02:52 am GMT
Recommended Course
Family Herbalist Package - The Herbal Academy

The Herbal Academy's Family Herbalist Package combines both the introductory and intermediate level herbal courses - and offers a great discount vs buying them individually!

If you dream of having the knowledge to support yourself and your family naturally, this is a great starter course.

It helps you replace your household items with natural alternatives and gets you on the road to making your own herbal syrups, tinctures, first-aid, bug sprays, and much more.

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Fresh Pick
Indoor Herb Garden Starter Kit With Basil, Cilantro, Parsley, Sage, and Thyme
$29.97

Every kitchen looks better with fresh herbs and plants on the countertops. This decorative kit with heirloom seeds is a unique way to add food to your planters and spice up your mealtime with a little gourmet flavor from your own home gardens!

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08/13/2022 12:22 pm GMT
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Oh no! We’re at the end, my friend!

What is your favorite gift for homesteaders? Did I miss any absolutely essential gifts? Let us know in the comments!

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  • Jack of all trades, master of some. Wild garden grower. Loves creating stuff. From food forests and survival gardens to soap and yoghurt. A girl on a farm with two kids and one husband (yep, just one - although another one would be handy). Weirdly enjoys fixing fences and digging holes. Qualified permaculture teacher and garden go-to.

Suzanne Harris

Saturday 18th of December 2021

What great ideas, I want one of each please...