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RAISE BACKYARD BEES & RAISE BACKYARD CHICKENS SET
RAISE BACKYARD BEES & RAISE BACKYARD CHICKENS SET

RAISE BACKYARD BEES & RAISE BACKYARD CHICKENS SET

This set includes:

  • Mother Earth News Backyard Chickens: The Definitive Guide from Egg to Plate
  • Mother Earth News Backyard Bees: The Definitive Guide from Hive to Spoon

Mother Earth News Raise Backyard Chickens: The Definitive Guide from Egg to Plate

Whether you live on 1,000 acres or 1,000 square feet, there's plenty of room in your backyard for a flock of chickens. Join the chicken revolution today and be prepared to reap a lifetime of benefits far beyond the enjoyment and the eggs.

In the following pages, we help get you started with everything from incubating fertile eggs to receiving and raising day-old chicks, building a chicken coop, and keeping your birds safe and healthy. We've even outlined a 9-step process to help you promote the legalization of backyard bird-keeping in your city or town. You'll find top-notch advice on protecting your flock from predators, producing the healthiest eggs, and much more. And if your interest is in cooking with eggs and/or chicken, we have you covered.

So what are you waiting for? It's time to join the revolution!

Mother Earth News Raise Backyard Bees: The Definitive Guide from Hive to Spoon

In Raise Backyard Bees, you will find beekeeping information on building beehives, installing bees in the hive, gathering up a swarm, breeding queen bees, caring for your bees, harvesting honey, and processing honey for sale.

You’ll meet people who dreamed of becoming beekeepers for years before taking the plunge, who has been working with bees for decades, and who inherited their love of bees from family members. We’ve even included a few recipes where you can use your freshly harvested honey for delicious results.

You will surely find exactly what you’re looking for in this book. Enjoy your journey into beekeeping, and we look forward to learning about your experiences. You’re off to a great start!

MOTHER EARTH NEWS COLLECTOR SERIES MODERN HOMESTEADING, 3RD EDITION
MOTHER EARTH NEWS COLLECTOR SERIES MODERN HOMESTEADING, 3RD EDITION

MOTHER EARTH NEWS COLLECTOR SERIES MODERN HOMESTEADING, 3RD EDITION

The Mother Earth News Collector Series: Modern Homesteading isn’t just for the person living on a homestead. It’s for the person who wants to be more self-reliant, the gardener who wants to increase their harvest, the cook who wants to expand their recipes, and more. Inside this issue, you’ll read valuable information on raising ducks, bees, and other animals, growing seeds to make your own clothing, constructing a wind generator, installing garden fences, making homegrown olive oil, and more.

All the different aspects of homesteading can seem daunting, but with the expert advice and guidance found cover to cover this special issue, you’ll be able to take the next step toward a more independent lifestyle.

Articles include:

  • Coppicing Trees for Sustainable Firewood – You can grow firewood in a fraction of the time it takes to raise a tree from seed.
  • Want Milk? Get Goats – Dairy goats can supply your family with fresh milk inexpensively. The fun is just the bonus.
  • Natural Insect Repellents – Don’t get bugged out! Follow these simple DIY recipes to keep pests at bay.
  • Start a Quick and Easy Food Garden – This season-by-season planting plan for a no-dig, easy-care bag garden features 25 favorite crops.
  • Brew Backyard Root Beer – With a little experimentation, you can learn how to make your own version of this historic, herb-infused soda using foraged ingredients.
  • And more!