Living simply with less is core to the Chickaloon homestead.
Harvesting wood heats the cabin, sauna, seed house, and greenhouse.
Hauling logs and chainsaw milling provides local building materials.
Fishing on the Copper River brings Salmon.
Hunting in the fall and winter brings moose and caribou.
Wild berry and plant harvesting supplies a significant portion of our diet for food and medicine.
Drying, smoking, curing, canning, freezing and root cellaring preserves foods.
Growing food means no grocery store, a confidence in ingredients and nutrients, and provides a healthy diet.