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Mother Earth News offers expert advice for self-sufficient living in the new and updated sixth edition of Collector Series: Modern Homesteading. This unique guide has over 40 articles covering self-reliant living, livestock and poultry, DIY projects, gardening, food and recipes, and more.

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  • From cubicle to cultivar: how to leave the office and become a farmer - Follow farmer and freelance journalist Jonathan Olivier as he discusses going from office worker to farmstead intern, to owning and cultivating the land of his own and ways you can do it too.
  • Curing Meat at Home - Bring fancy food to your everyday plate by learning how to make the cold, cooked meats known as charcuterie.
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Donald McDougall

Some interesting articles