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THE BACKYARD HOMESTEAD SEASONAL PLANNER
THE BACKYARD HOMESTEAD SEASONAL PLANNER

THE BACKYARD HOMESTEAD SEASONAL PLANNER

This hardworking addition to the best-selling Backyard Homestead series offers expert advice on what tasks to do around your farm and when to do them — no matter where on the planet you call home. Author Ann Larkin Hansen sets the priorities for each farm area, including the barn, garden, orchard, field, pasture, and woodlot. For every critical turn of the year (12 in all), Hansen provides an at-a-glance to-do list, tips, and a more in-depth discussion of crucial topics for the season. Easy-reference charts, checklists, and record-keeping sections help you keep track of it all.

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THE BACKYARD HOMESTEAD
THE BACKYARD HOMESTEAD

THE BACKYARD HOMESTEAD

With just a quarter acre of land, you can feed a family of four with fresh, organic food year-round. This comprehensive guide to self-sufficiency gives you all the information you need to grow and preserve a variety of vegetables, fruits, herbs, nuts and grains; raise chickens for eggs and meat; raise cows, sheep and goats for meat or milk; raise pigs and rabbits; and keep honeybees. Simple instructions make it easy to enjoy canned, frozen, dried and pickled produce all winter; use your own grains to make bread, pasta and beer; turn fresh milk into delicious homemade yogurt, butter and cheese; make your own wine, cordials and herbal teas; and much, much more. It truly is possible to eat entirely from your backyard.

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MOTHER EARTH NEWS PREMIUM: HOMESTEAD DIY PROJECTS, 2ND EDITION
MOTHER EARTH NEWS PREMIUM: HOMESTEAD DIY PROJECTS, 2ND EDITION

MOTHER EARTH NEWS PREMIUM: HOMESTEAD DIY PROJECTS, 2ND EDITION

This special premium issue contains 29 articles to help you achieve your self-reliance dreams and 30+ building plans and how-to tips for your property. The 112-page guidebook features articles about building chicken feeders, restoring old wooden furniture, constructing a cozy built-in bed, making shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, laundry soap, and more.

Full of detailed charts and beautiful photographs, this guidebook will have you fixing up your homestead in no time. Our goal at Mother Earth News is to provide information and inspiration to help you live more simply, more securely, and more sustainably.

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