What do you think of this controversial idea? While it probably wouldn’t work as he proposes, the general idea of starting another homesteading program is just what this country needs in my opinion. It would transition people off government dependency and get them back on the land and living more self sufficiently.
McCook Mr. Bill’s (donze52) channel has lots of other interesting and folksy videos such as this one about homestead rootcellars.
Basement Homes (safer in storms)
Dam Busting and Free Fishing Poles
Nebraska Rain Barrel Wars
Oldest Sod Home in SW Nebraska (original cost = $25, lived in for most of its 120 year history)