IMG_6529Hi!   My name is Gaz Lewis and I am an Australian who owns a homestead in southern Maine, USA.   This is my second homestead adventure – the first was on the plains of Colorado overlooking the Rocky Mountains.    I have learned a lot as I have been on this adventure – but most of all I wish I had a solid place to go to get good advice, a place to use as a sounding board for my ideas and a place to share my dreams and aspirations in becoming a homesteader.  While there are blogs and forums which provide excellent information, there was no one place where a ‘newbie’ homesteader could feel confident and welcome to learn and share about the amazing life of homesteading.

I am a teacher, a scientist and an author  – but most of all what I want to do is be your mentor as you become a homesteader.  I encourage you to participate in the discussions by adding comments or just by emailing me when you have an idea.

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So welcome to Startoff Homesteading…. lets have fun together.

Gaz

Gaz@startoffhomesteading.com

 

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