If you are looking for Christmas gift ideas for the homesteader on your list or are making a wishlist of your own, here is a roundup of some of the best gifts for homesteaders in 2023!
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Kitchen Gifts for Homesteaders
A grain mill like the Nutrimill Harvest Grain Mill is a prized possession in a homesteader’s kitchen. There are countless benefits for health, storage, and versatility. NutriMill offers The Harvest Grain Mill and a more affordable Classic Grain Mill. Save $20 with my code THEMILLERACRES.
Learn more about milling your own flour on this post.
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When I first started learning sourdough, I purchased this kit. It’s perfect because it comes with two proofing baskets, some tools, plus a scoring lame! I have had great luck with this kit, and anyone–whether a seasoned baker or newbie is sure to love this gift!
Other Kitchen Gifts
- Dutch Oven
- Glass jars (gallon sized)
- Gallon jar lids
- Bread machine
- Apple peeler
- Sourdough crock
- Bread Lame
- Cast iron pans
- Egg holder
- Linen apron
- Vacuum sealer
- Mortar and Pestle
- Air fryer
- Sustainable kitchen brushes
Gardening Gifts for Homesteaders
With the gardening season approaching in a few months, the gardener on your list is sure to have seeds on their mind! True Leaf Market is one of my favorite places to get organic and heirloom seeds.
I sewed this apron out of a beautiful linen fabric with this sewing pattern. If you don’t know how to sew or don’t have time, there are several people on Etsy who sell these harvest aprons using this pattern!
Other Garden Gifts
- Tree gift card
- Compost barrel
- Gardening toolset
- Seed organizer
- Gardening gloves
- Egg apron
- Grow lights
- Seed trays
- Soil block maker
Preservation Homesteading Gifts
Whether the homesteader on your list is new to fermentation or an expert, it is always helpful to have more kits on hand! This fermentation kit has an instructional booklet with delicious recipes, plus everything you need to start fermenting pickles, sauerkraut, and more!
This book is the reason why I was able to start learning how to can so quickly. It walks you through everything you need to know including directions, safety precautions, and supplies needed. It has hundreds of delicious recipes for water bath and pressure canning!
Other Preservation Gifts
- Pressure canner
- Water bath canner
- Canning kit
- Canning jars
- Fermenting weights
- Ball leak-proof lids
- Freeze dryer (big investment)
Clothing Gifts for Homesteaders
I have two gardening hats from GIGI Pip, and they are incredible. These hats are well-made and exceptionally beautiful. I have the Chandler Bucket Hat and Seabreeze Seagrass Hat. These hats are adjustable and come in several sizes.
Although these are not necessarily homesteading shoes, they are sure to please the homesteader on your list! Nisolo shoes are sustainably and ethically made. They are high-quality, beautiful, and incredibly versatile. I personally love the Amalia Boots and Carmen Chelsea Boots for fall. I love the Huarache Sandals for summer!
Homesteaders tend to also value sustainability and being active, so Allbirds shoes are a great gift idea! They are sustainably made from items found in nature like wool, trees, and sugar. I love wearing my Allbirds when working outside. They are incredibly comfortable, are machine washable, and can be work with activewear or jeans alike!
Other Clothing Gifts
Sewing Gifts for Homesteaders
This Singer Heavy Duty sewing machine is a great machine for beginners. It is easy to use and a lot more affordable than other machines. If you have someone on your list who is hoping to learn how to sew, this is a great, well-made machine for beginners!
If someone on your list is hoping to up their sewing game, a serger is often the next step! Sergers are an investment piece that makes sewing knit fabric a breeze. The Brother serger is.a good starter machine, but I have had much better luck with the Juki serger in terms of longevity.
Other Useful Homesteading Gifts
Beeswax candles are a homesteading favorite! You could look for some locally or purchase these. They are beautiful but also practical during power outages!
I shop from Azure Standard for our dried bulk food, storage containers, frozen organic food, and more! If you have someone on your list who values sustainability, Azure Standard offers bulk food, home goods, and personal care products that are sustainably made. If you aren’t sure what the homesteader on your list might like, Azure Standard is sure to have something that they will love and use! Learn more about Azure Standard on this post.
Other Useful Gifts
- Soapmaking kit
- Candlemaking kit
- Knitting kit
- Crochet hooks
- Woodworking kit
- Tractor supply gift card
- Home Depot Gift Card
Books and Magazines for Homesteaders
I co-wrote this guide with my friend Jessica of Prairie Creek Homestead. It is the ultimate beginner homesteader’s handbook. It is a digital guide that is sure to help the aspiring homesteader on your list get started right where they are!
Other Books and Magazines
- Homesteading books
- Subscription to a Homesteading Magazine (I’m writing an article for the 2023 winter edition of this publication!)