50+ Amazing Homesteading Gifts For Everyone on Your List

Looking for the perfect homesteading gifts for the backyard farmer or homesteader on your list? Finding gifts for people who are looking for DIY on their own property can be challenging. Whether you’re looking for Christmas gifts for homesteaders or homesteading gifts for a birthday of special occasion, we’re here to help with the best homesteading gift ideas out there.

As a homesteader and backyard farmer for over a decade, we are often on the giving or recieving side of many of the gifts on this page and have put together some of our favorite homesteading gift ideas!

Below you can find fun homesteading gifts, practical backyard farming gifts, and plenty of other idea gifts for homesteaders.

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Homesteading Gifts
Homesteading Gifts


What Makes a Good Gift for Homesteaders?

When giving gifts to homesteaders, it’s a good idea to consider items that are practical, sustainable, and can enhance their homesteading experience. Before we look at specific gift ideas, here are some suggestions for gifts that homesteaders may appreciate:

  1. Gardening Tools: High-quality gardening tools such as a durable shovel, pruners, or a weeder can be incredibly useful for maintaining their garden.
  2. Seeds and Plants: Heirloom or organic seeds, fruit trees, or perennial plants are great for expanding their garden and promoting self-sufficiency.
  3. Canning and Preserving Supplies: Mason jars, canning lids, and a canner can help them preserve their garden harvest for year-round use.
  4. Livestock Care Equipment: If they have animals, consider items like a milk separator, egg incubator, or grooming tools for their animals.
  5. Books: Books on topics like gardening, farming, animal husbandry, or sustainable living can provide valuable knowledge and inspiration.
  6. Renewable Energy Gadgets: Solar-powered chargers, lanterns, or generators can help them be more self-sufficient and eco-friendly.
  7. Reusable Bags and Containers: Environmentally-friendly options for storing and transporting their produce and goods.
  8. Homesteading Courses or Workshops: Enrollment in a homesteading or sustainable living workshop or online course can be an enriching gift.
  9. Honeybee Supplies: If they keep bees, consider gifting beekeeping equipment like a beehive, beekeeping suit, or tools.
  10. Composting Systems: A high-quality compost bin or tumbler can help them recycle kitchen scraps into nutrient-rich soil for their garden.
  11. Handmade Soaps and Candles: Homemade, all-natural soaps and candles can be a nice addition to their self-sufficient lifestyle.
  12. Food Dehydrator or Smoker: These devices can help them preserve and create delicious dried or smoked foods.
  13. Wind Chimes or Garden Decor: Decorative items can add a touch of charm to their homestead.
  14. Kitchen Appliances: Appliances like a grain mill, butter churn, or food processor can help with homemade food preparation.
  15. Weather Station: A weather station can assist in planning and managing their homestead activities.
  16. Fruit Picker: This tool can help them easily harvest fruits from tall trees.
  17. Outdoor Gear: Durable clothing, boots, or rain gear can be essential for outdoor work on the homestead.
  18. Handmade Crafts: Support local artisans by gifting handmade crafts like pottery, artwork, or textiles.
  19. Subscription Boxes: There are subscription boxes tailored to homesteaders that offer a variety of useful items and products.
  20. Gift Cards: When in doubt, a gift card to a local garden center, farm supply store, or an online homesteading retailer can give them the flexibility to choose what they need most.

Remember to consider the specific interests and needs of the homesteader you’re shopping for.

Gifts for the Backyard Garden

Give your homesteader a backyard garden gift – you can find suggestions below for practical or decorative gifts.

 Metal Hummingbird

This decorative for metal hummingbird for the backyard gardener and nature lover makes the perfect gift.

Mason Bee House

This cute mason bee house will bring beneficial pollinators to your garden. It also an attractive garden decoration.

Garden Planner

Give the gift of garden planning this year with this simple garden planner. Thi has a sliding scale that makes it perfect for many different growing regions.

Herb Garden Kit 

This kit is perfect for the backyard gardener and food lover who keeps an herb garden. This gift will help your gardener get a jump on the season and herbs make great additions to the garden and can be kept in pots in a small space.

Heirloom Seed Vault

Get 144 variety of seeds in this seed vault. This gives you the chance t o plant an incredible amount of fruits and vegetables.

Seeding Square

This seeding square lets you create a well organized and efficient garden bed.

Garden Dibble

A garden dibble is a fun and practical gardening tool for planting the perfect vegetable garden.

Practical Gifts for Homesteaders

Homesteaders tend to be practical people and they will appreciate a gift that helps them create a better backyard garden and home for backyard farm animals.

Soil pH Meter

This practical tool helps your homesteader or gardener check the soil moisture and pH.


This small composter lets your homesteader turn their own compost and build a healthier garden.

Seed Heating Pad

This practical gift will help your backyard gardener get a jump start of the growing season by getting started with seed starting with these seed heating pad.

Pruning Tool Set

This is an easy to use pruning set for pruning fruit trees and bushes. The set is sharp and comes with its own bag.

Gardening Gloves

These are practical and fun gardening gloves to protect your hands when you’re homesteading. These gloves make great homesteading gifts.

Gifts for Keeping Backyard Farm Animals

Choose fun or useful gifts for people who keep backyard farm animals.

Chicken Alphabet Bag

This is a practical bag that can be used to carry lunch, books, or more, all with cute chickens on the outside!

Chicken Xylophone

Give the gift of music to . . . your chickens. You read that right, this is a musical instrument to keep your chickens happy and entertained!

Egg Collecting Apron

This cute apron is the perfect way to collect the eggs each time you visit the chicken coop.

5 Rooster/Chicken Kitchen Tools

This is a cute homesteading gift for someone who loves backyard chickens. These chicken spoons and forks for the kitchen are practice and cute.

Chicken Dish Towel

This is a fun addition to the home for a chicken lover! This chicken dish towel is so cute and makes the perfect homesteading gift!

Chicken Coop Sign

This cute and funny sign for the chicken coop is a great gift and adds a little fun to the coop.

Goat Sign

Of course you need that many goats! Get this cute sign as a homesteading gift and add a little humor to your backyard farmers life!

Goat Wine Glasses

Love your goats while enjoying a glass of wine. This cute glass makes a great homesteading gift.

Goat Mug

This funny goat mug is a great gift for anyone who loves goats! The truth is, you can never have too many goats.

Bee Watering Station

This is the perfect gift for the bee lover. This beautiful bee watering station ensures that the local bees can get water.

Best Homesteading Books that Make Great Gifts

Homesteading books make great gifts for the backyard farmer in your life. You can also see more homesteading books here.

Looking for a free book to get started? Get your free copy on The Modern Homestead: A Guide to starting Your Journey

The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre!

This was the first book I got when we started to backyard farm and it’s been a great reference over the years. This is just the first in a series of related books that dive deeper into different elements of homesteading.

Backyard Farming on an Acre More or Less

You don’t need tons of land to homestead, and this book outlines how to backyard farm on just an acre. There are lots of resources, but the best part of this book is the description and drawings of the overall backyard farm.

Mini- Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 acre

This is another great book that details how to backyard farm on a small amount of land. This book shares how to use your land carefully and will be a welcome addition to any homestead library.

Urban Homesteading: Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living

This book is more focused on building homesteading skills in an urban environment. This book is more holistic and discussed building a homestead community.

The Good Life: Helen and Scott Nearing’s Sixty Years of Self-Sufficient Living

This follows the life of Helen and Scott Nearing who leave the city and move to the country in Vermont and then Maine on a journey towards simple living. This is a fun and inspiring read!

Homestead Gifts for the Kitchen and Home

Homesteading doesn’t stop at the front door. Below you can find suggestion for homesteading gifts that can be used in the home and kitchen.

Hydroponics Growing System

The backyard farmer in your life will love this hydroponics system that allows them to grow food all year long right in their kitchen. Extend the growing season with this fun kit.

Mushroom Growing Kit

Mushrooms are fun to grow and easy to grow inside with this kit. Bring the garden inside with this kit.

Vintage Metal Tin Signs

This fun homesteading décor sign makes a great homesteading gift. Put it in your house or hang it in the barn.

Fermenting Kit

Fermenting is the practice of preserving food to make delicious food like Kimchi and Sauerkraut. This kit has a simply designed lid that fits onto the top of a mason jar making fermentation easy.

Herb Drying Rack

This rack makes drying herb easy and since it’s collapsible, it is easy to store and doesn’t take up too much room.

Herb Stripping Tool

This small little tool is perfect for stripping herbs in the kitchen for fast and clean food processing.

Homesteading Gifts for Relaxing After a Day of Work

Homesteading, gardening, and raising animals is hard work! These gift ideas are perfect for the end of the day to relieve hard working hands.

Working Hands Relief

Restorative cream helps gardeners and anyone who works outside keep their hands soft and comfortable.

Lotion for Gardeners

This lotion contains hydrating ceramides and antioxidant-rich vitamin e and smells delicious.

Earthly Garden Bath Bombs

This earthy garden bombs make great homesteading gifts and give the homesteader in your life the perfect excuse to relax at the end of the day.

Beeswax Candles

Relax at the end of the day with the beautiful beeswax candles.

Homesteading Gifts: Clothes

Cute, funny, or beautiful clothes make excellent homesteading gifts – see some fun ideas below.

Woman’s Cute Homesteading Shirt

This funny homesteading shirt is simple and make the perfect shirt to wear out or while doing all the work of homesteading.

Wide Brimmed Hat

Keep the sun off with this brimmed hat. It is lightweight and breathable, making it perfect for wearing on hot days.

Chicken Mama Hat

Show your chicken love with this baseball style hat. Great for keeping the sun off your face as you take care of tasks around the homestead.

Canning Shirt

This canning is my jam shirt is witty and fun.

Homesteading Socks

It’s true! Life is just better with goats!

Funny Homesteading Gift Ideas

Add in some humor with these funny homesteading gift ideas!

Funny Chicken Mug

Do you know a chicken whisperer? This mug is the perfect gifts for chicken lovers!

Screaming Goat

Who doesn’t need a screaming goat in their life. This funny homesteading gift has a button that screams when you push it!

Funny Farm Animal Art

This funny wall art is a great gift for homesteaders or farmer and will add some color and humor to the home.

Homesteading Gifts for Kids

Gardening Tool Set

Get your young gardener off to a good start with this gardening tool set.

Flower Painting Kit

Add a little beauty to the garden with this fun gardening kit for kids. This makes a fun gardening gift for kids.

Tool Kit for Kids

Get your young homesteader off the right start with this tool belt and basic tools. Kids can learn to work around your backyard farm with these kid sized tools.

Greenhouse Gardening Kit

Get your young gardener off to a good start with this greenhouse gardening kit.

Garden Tool Set

Get your little gardener off to a good start with these large garden tools. Even little helpers can help in the garden.

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