Urban homestead in Martinsville VA

About Us

An urban homestead site that provides practical solutions for daily living using permaculture ethics, sound ecology, and sustainable living. Managed by Justin Hitt who is a business analyst, publisher, and avid gardener.

By partnering with local organic producers, artisans, and subject matter experts the Prosperity Homestead makes available homesteading skills courses. Classes are seasonal and provided at various sites across Martinsville region.

Education center includes Internet access, conference space, and marketing support as well as classrooms for as many as 25 students. Demonstrations include solutions in erosion control, rainwater capture, no-till gardening, growing mushrooms, and nursery management.

Notice: Prosperity Homestead is private property, please contact us before visiting and understand tours are available by appointment only.  Consider us your neighbors.  That means, don't eat vegetables, pick flowers, or wander around the property without permission.  This is better for you because you'll get to see more of what you like, and better for other guests who may already be engaged in a programs.

Visitors without an appointment will be given chores or simply turned away after a brief conversation.