Many in the thread agreed that Carpentry is a great choice. When you own a homestead, finding the right people to build your structures is a challenge you face.
Plumbing would be an instrumental skill in homesteading because most of the buildings on your property will require running water.
Electricians are very expensive, so having that knowledge and the ability to do it yourself is a game changer. Not to mention, you will make plenty of money to contribute to the homestead.
A degree in Ecology will take you pretty far in terms of homesteading. In ecology, you learn about biodiversity, soil quality, and essential aspects of different ecosystems.
One Redditor shared, “I pursued a Finance degree when I decided to take the homesteading path. It is essential to have plenty of money saved up, not only for house repairs and building structures but also for equipment, crops, and anything that goes wrong.