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31 Gifts for Homesteaders in Your Life That They'll Actually Use

Finding the best gifts for homesteaders can be a little tricky. They tend to be a pretty self-reliant group! But there is actually a wide range of homestead useful gifts for men out there, making it hard to choose the most appropriate one. To help you out, we’ve compiled an extensive list of 31 fantastic homestead gift ideas. So let’s see what we’ve got a cool gifts for guys!

1. Knitting Needle Set for the Authentic Homesteader, by Clover


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Knitting needles are excellent gifts for homesteaders, preparing them for the winter.This  knitting needle set features various sizes, perfect for any knitting project. It even includes a handy travel case, adding to its convenience.

2. Homesteader's Upgraded Milking Pail


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This high-quality milking pail is among the best Christmas gifts for homesteaders who are ready for an upgrade. A milking pail is great to have when your homesteading friend is raising cows or goats. A nice milking pail ensures better sanitation and ease of use. No doubt, this little milking pail could serve as an amazing gift.

3. Valley Food Storage: The Ultimate 72-Hour Emergency Food Kit

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This 72-Hour Emergency Food Kit byValley Food Storage offers sufficient

minimum calories to survive or getting the energy for 3 days (1,800 calories per day). It would be a great option whether you are preparing for an emergency or going out on an adventure. This emergency food kit is surprisingly delicious with simple, nutritious, and GMO-free ingredients. Plus, the 25-year shelf life is impressive too.

4. Homestead Soap Making Kit by Delabee: A Useful and Fun Homestead Gift Idea


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This  soap-making kit enables the creation of homemade soaps and other bathing products. Included are all the necessary everyday carry essentials–edc items– for making four types of soaps, and you can reuse the molds. This kit serves as a wonderful homestead gift idea, considering soaps are often an additional income stream for homesteaders.

5. The Nourished Kitchen by Jennifer McGruther: A Must-Have for Health-Conscious Homesteaders


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This particular book serves as the perfect guide for those who are concerned about the nutritional value of their food. The book focuses on a rich and traditional style of cooking that still provides all the nutrients a growing body needs. The Nourished Kitchen teaches you various techniques to make the best use of homesteading staples.

6. Butter Molds for the Homesteader: Unique and Fun


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These unique butter molds can be one of the best Christmas gifts for homesteaders. It makes it easy to create wonderful butter molds that add a unique extra touch. These include bird, beechwood, and sheep shaped butter molds. Butter molded into different shapes looks amazing and adds value to your breakfast table.

7. JANOME Off-Grid Sewing Machine: An Empowering Homestead Gift


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This particular sewing machine is specifically designed for off-grid living, so your homesteading friend can work on sewing projects without relying on a power source. This traditional style sewing machine is easy to use. You can learn the basic operating procedure within a few minutes. Janome's off-grid sewing machine claims to be just as efficient as any electric machine.

8. Lamplight Oil Lamps: The Homesteading Essential


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An oil lamp is crucial when living an off-grid lifestyle or in areas with inconsistent electricity.This  Lamplight oil lamp ensures safety, ease of use, and smokeless operation with paraffin as fuel. It's a reliable backup in power outages or when flashlights fail.

9. Sutech Yogurt Maker: A Stand-Out Homestead Gift


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Ayogurt maker stands out among other homestead gifts. This appliance is extremely useful for making a large quantity of healthy, probiotic-rich yogurt. Your homesteading friend will appreciate the simplicity and enjoy the taste of fresh yogurt, remembering you every time they enjoy their homemade treat.

10. Dehydrator: A Perfect Christmas Gift for Homesteaders


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When searching for gifts for homesteaders, consider the COSORI dehydrator. It's particularly useful for off-grid living, where ancient food preservation methods are essential. It allows you to preserve food without compromising nutritional value or taste.

11. Crafton's Sewing Kit Wooden Box: A Homesteading Essential


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This curated collection of sewing tools is a unique homestead gift idea. Organized for easy access, these tools will help your homesteading friend to refine their valuable sewing skills.

12. BOGS Clandestine Trail Camera: For the Homesteader's Security


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This  trail camera is perfect for the homesteader who needs to keep an eye on their property. With powerful motion-detecting sensors and a night vision feature, it ensures quality images in all conditions. It's a useful tool for security and survival camping.

13. Personal Hot Water Bottle: A Comforting Homestead Gift


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A hot water bottle by Samply is one of the perfect gifts for homesteaders. It can be used to keep the bed warm or to treat sore muscles. So your homesteading friend won’t need to face the worst part of freezing and chilling nights—crawling into a cold bed! Its knitted cover acts as an insulator, keeping the bottle warm for hours.

14. Marcato's Pasta Maker: A Delicious Homestead Gift


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This pasta maker will be a cherished gift for homesteaders. Handmade pasta is fresh, delicious, and affordable. This gift aligns with the self-sufficient lifestyle, making it a valued addition to any homestead kitchen.

15. Milky Homestead Pasteurizer: Essential for the Dairy Homesteader


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This milk pasteurizer is a must-have for homesteaders with dairy animals. It ensures the safety of the milk and increases its shelf life, helping to prevent illness. With the capability of processing nearly 2 gallons of milk at a time, it simplifies the pasteurization process.

16. Exaco Cold Frame: A Green Thumb's Homesteader Gift Idea


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This is one of the best homestead gifts for gardening enthusiasts. The Exaco cold frame maintains a cozy temperature for plants or seedlings to thrive during cold days, offering an early start to the growing season.

17. Homestead Survival Seed Kit


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This seed survival kit ensures peace of mind, as you can start over again if your homestead garden is hit by a disaster. This kit contains a huge selection of plant seeds, making a genuinely useful gift. By following the instructions, you can store them so they’re ready to go in an emergency. The seed bank is a sustainable and recommended option for survival gardening.

18.Seedmaster Sprouter Tray by LeJoy Garden


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If a homesteading friend of yours loves gardening, a seed sprouter tray can be the perfect gift. It helps you to grow all types of fresh sprouts, which can give them a terrific nutritional boost. The design of this Seedmaster Sprouter Tray allows for growing healthy sprouts for salads, soups, sandwiches, etc. This particular sprouter tray is made of BPA-free materials and can be used multiple times with all different varieties of seeds.

19. Instant Pot - A Must-Have for Every Homesteader


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The Instant Pot is a popular appliance in many homestead kitchens and for a good reason. Alongside its ability to cook meals evenly and swiftly, it also serves multiple purposes such as steaming, slow cooking, pressure cooking, rice cooking, and more. Perfect for those who love to prepare meals from scratch, these  instant pots provide an efficient and practical solution for cooking and, consequently, is an ideal Christmas gift for homesteaders.

20. Dewalt Heated Jacket - A Warming Homestead Gift


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This heated jacket by Dewalt is one of the best gift ideas you can think of for homesteaders in frigid areas. It is a gift of warmth, which any homesteader would love to wear during chilly winter mornings. The jacket works with rechargeable 12V batteries, and comes with a wind- and water-resistant cover to keep it warm longer and keep you comfortable. 

21. Smartwool Socks - A Comfortable Gift for Homesteaders


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A pair of socks might not, at first glance, fit among your list of homestead gifts. However, this isn’t the case, as wool socks can turn out to be a great companion for homesteaders when they need to go out during chilly mornings. Smartwool socks are durable and comfortable to wear. These socks provide necessary insulation and keep your feet warm even in freezing conditions. After all, happy feet make for happy homesteaders.

22. Northern Brewer Beer Making Kit - An Exciting Homestead Gift Idea


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For anyone who loves self-reliance, brewing your own beer is an exciting idea. Thus, a beer-making kit by Northern Brewercan be one of the best gifts for homesteaders. With this kit, you can easily learn to brew your own beer. The kit offers everything that is required for brewing, and it can brew over five gallons of beer. If your homesteading friend has learned how to store water, fresh rainwater can make an even cooler finished product!

23. Essential Oil Purse - A Handy Homestead Gift


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Carrying essential oils can sometimes be a bit tricky. However, with an  essential oil purse or pouch, the risk of fragile glass bottles breaking is minimized. This homestead gift is a practical solution for those looking to keep their essential oils safe and organized.

24. Stovetop Waffle Iron - A Delicious Homestead Gift Idea


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Most of us dream about the smell and taste of a freshly baked waffle. So a waffle iron like this Stovetop Waffle Iron can be a viable choice when looking for Christmas gifts for homesteaders. In addition, this waffle iron is perfect for an off-grid lifestyle since it works over any gas stove or even a wood fire.

25. Wondermill Grain Grinder - The Perfect Homestead Gift


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For homesteaders who value self-sufficiency, grinding their own grains can be a rewarding process. The Wondermill grain grinder is an exceptional gift for these individuals, providing a tool that aids in creating fresh, flavorful, and long-lasting grains.

26. KitchenAid Mixer - A Versatile Gift for Homesteaders


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An original KitchenAid Mixer is among the best gifts for homesteaders. When paired with its versatile accessories, it serves as a great tool for performing a variety of tasks including mixing, dicing, shredding, grinding, and more. This Mixer comes in handy when you have to prepare food quickly and efficiently.

27. Cultures for Health Ultimate Cheese Making Kits


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These cheese-making kits can serve as one of the best homestead gifts. Making cheese with this kit is so easy that even a novice can use it without any previous experience. It comes with a variety of essential ingredients for making various types of cheese, depending on which cheese kit you select. Now your homesteading friend can enjoy the true flavors of homemade cheese, which is especially useful for any dairy producing farm!

28. La Chamba Stew Pot - A Timeless Homestead Gift


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Despite the advances in technology, clay pots like the La Chamba Stew Pot, still hold their charm and practicality in a homesteader's kitchen. This pot is toxin-free and can be used on any stove or grill.

29. Laura’s Green Kitchen Breadbox - An Aesthetic Homestead Gift


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A breadbox like Laura's Green Kitchen Breadbox  isn't just practical but adds an aesthetic touch to a homestead kitchen, making it an excellent Christmas gift for homesteaders.

30. Ashford Spinning Wheel - A Unique Gift for Homesteaders


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The Ashford Spinning Wheel makes for an excellent gift for homesteaders, allowing them to produce their own thread or yarn from the comfort of their homestead.

31. Long Term Food Kit from Valley Food Storage

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The  75 serving food kit by Valley Food Storage stands out among other homestead gifts by offering the gift of preparedness. Referred to as survival food, this kit is packed with simple, nutritious, non-GMO ingredients and boasts a 25-year shelf life.

Final Thoughts

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Throughout the year, but especially during the Christmas season, finding appropriate gifts for homesteaders can be challenging. However, with this extensive list of homestead gift ideas, you are sure to impress the homesteading enthusiast in your life. These gifts reflect their lifestyle of self-reliance, independence, and preparedness, making them valuable and cherished additions to their homestead.

After exploring our comprehensive list of gifts for homesteaders, it should be straightforward for you to select a suitable present for your friend or family member. The homesteading tools and accessories listed above come highly recommended. If you have any additional homestead gift ideas, we'd love to hear about them on theValley Food Storage Facebook Page.