More than I Bargained for at the Okie Homesteading Expo 2023
June 4, 2023
Join me on an exciting journey exploring the Okie Homesteading Expo 2023, where I discovered more than I had ever bargained for. As I ventured through the various exhibits, I was enthralled by the vast array of tools and techniques used by homesteaders to live off the land. From composting to solar power solutions, this expo had it all. And amidst all the practical information, I found myself inspired by the overwhelming sense of community and shared knowledge that permeated throughout the event. Come along and discover with me the many surprises I found at the Okie Homesteading Expo 2023.
My experience at the Okie Homesteading Expo 2023 surpassed all my expectations. I came away with much more than I could have ever bargained for. From the fascinating demonstrations to the extensive range of vendors and exhibitors, the event had something to cater to everyone’s interest. In this article, I will recount some of my most memorable moments and takeaways from the Expo.
Exploring the Milling of Logs with Okie Homesteading Expo 2023
One of my favorite highlights of the Expo was the video demonstration of milling logs. It was an exceptional experience to observe the experts from Okie Homesteading handling life-sized equipment to mill logs into desired sizes. Sawmill enthusiasts were able to view not only footage of the process, but also ask any questions they might have had. The inclusion of raised seating and camera angles ensured that everybody had a clear view of the demonstrations.
As a content writer for Rock Hill Farms, I was particularly excited to be part of the event. It was great to see so many of our followers enjoying the extensive range of tractors on display. We also had personalized merchandise available for sale. The booth team was kept busy with curious visitors asking questions and purchasing souvenirs and T-shirts. Visitors left the booth with a sense of belonging to a community of shared interests.
Meet-Up with Beekeepers
The Expo also provided me with the perfect opportunity to meet up with Beekeepers, a local business that specializes in beekeeping equipment and services. I was able to interact with the owners and learn about their operations, the health and financial benefits of having bees, as well as how sustainable it can be. The keepers also informed me about their workshops on honey and beekeeping, which are open to the public.
Social Media Handles and Video Playlists
The organizers made social media integration a breeze with tagged posts. A video playlist was created for the event, rendering it easier for participants to access recorded content after the Expo. Both Okie Homesteading and KeepingItDutch had active social media handles, driving participation, and engaging attendees throughout the weekend. The hashtags were great for tagging photos, joining conversations, and networking.
In conclusion, the Okie Homesteading Expo 2023 had much more to offer than expected. The event itself was an learning opportunity for enthusiasts and hobbyists alike to gain hands-on experience in various fields. It was also an excellent networking opportunity for people who wished to learn from and share with others. With the vast range of exhibitors and vendors showcasing their products and services, the Expo left me wanting more.
When is the next homesteading Expo taking place?
The next Okie Homesteading Expo is scheduled for fall 2024. Please follow up on social media handles for updates.
How do I join the community of tractors and rural living enthusiasts?
Follow us on Facebook and subscribe to our Rock Hill Farms channel on Youtube.
Are the Beekeepers workshops for beginners only?
No, all are welcome to attend the workshops, regardless of skill level or experience.
Where can I access the video playlist for the 2023 Expo?
The video playlist is available on Okie Homesteading’s YouTube channel.