I admit, sometimes I feel a little funny referring to our two-acres as a “farm”. However, we raise our own vegetables, which we preserve, and now have a flock of chickens. We have a large barn and several out buildings. We have a well. If America’s electrical grid were to go down, we’d survive. It would definitely be an adjustment and we’d have to be creative in some areas, but we’d survive. So, it’s all about one’s mindset I suppose. Here is a great article answering the question: What is a Homesteader?