The Backyard Homestead

Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre!

The Backyard Homestead

This comprehensive guide to homesteading provides all the information you need to grow and preserve a sustainable harvest of grains and vegetables; raise animals for meat, eggs, and dairy; and keep honey bees for your sweeter days. With easy-to-follow instructions on canning, drying, and pickling, you’ll enjoy your backyard bounty all winter long.

The Backyard Homestead Book of Kitchen Know-How

Field-to-Table Cooking Skills

The Backyard Homestead Book of Kitchen Know-How

Growing vegetables and raising livestock is only the beginning of a successful homestead — that fresh food goes to waste unless you can properly prepare, cook, and preserve it. Andrea Chesman shows you how to bridge the gap between field and table, covering everything from curing meats and making sausage to canning fruits and vegetables, milling flour, working with sourdough, baking no-knead breads, making braises and stews that can be adapted to different cuts of meat, rendering lard and tallow, pickling, making butter and cheese, making yogurt, blanching vegetables for the freezer, making jams and jellies, drying produce, and much more. You’ll learn all the techniques you need to get the most from homegrown foods, along with dozens of simple and delicious recipes, most of which can be adapted to use whatever you have available.

The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

Choose the Best Breeds for Small-Space Farming, Produce Your Own Grass-Fed Meat, Gather Fresh Eggs, Collect Fresh Milk, Make Your Own Cheese, Keep Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Rabbits, Goats, Sheep, Pigs, Cattle, & Bees

The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

Enjoy a weekend breakfast featuring eggs, bacon, and honey from your own chickens, pigs, and bees, or a holiday meal with your own heritage-breed turkey as the main attraction. Gail Damerow covers everything you need to successfully raise your own farm animals, from selecting the right breeds to producing delicious fresh milk, cheese, honey, eggs, and meat. Even with just a small plot of land, you can become more self-sufficient, save money, and enjoy healthy, delicious animal products.

The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects

76 Useful Things You Can Build to Create Customized Working Spaces and Storage Facilities, Equip the Garden, Store the Harvest, House Your Animals, and Make Practical Outdoor Furniture

The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects

Gardeners, small farmers, and outdoor living enthusiasts will love this compilation of 76 rustic DIY projects. From plant supports and clotheslines to a chicken coop, a greenhouse, and a root cellar with storage bins, most of the projects are suitable for complete novices, and all use just basic tools and easy-to-find materials. You’ll find techniques to build whatever your outdoor world is missing, with additional tips to live sustainably, happily, and independently.

The Backyard Homestead Manual

A How-To Guide to Homesteading - Self Sufficient Urban Farming Made Easy

The Backyard Homestead Manual

Save yourself from more than half of the trouble most beginning and advanced homesteaders have to deal with. Homestead gardening has exploded over the last few years. One in three US households now gardens to provide food for their families. There are a variety of reasons why people are getting into gardening in such numbers. At the top of the list is that you can ensure the quality and nutrition of their fruits and vegetables. You also maintain control over where and how they're produced so they know they're safe. Additionally, homestead gardening can save you a lot of money. Did you know that for the required purchases to garden, the average grower experiences a return of investment of over 700 %? Homesteaders also report a psychological satisfaction that comes from working the land to provide for their own food. If you have a garden or are considering one, now is the perfect time to start or take it to the next level. Optimizing your efforts provides superb results that no grocery store could ever compete with. It's also the start of a self-reliant lifestyle because once you get proficient in gardening for food, it has real economic benefits both meeting actual needs and saving money. Are you wondering if this kind of gardening will work in your backyard? The answer is 100% yes, it will work because there are plants and gardening techniques that work for all sorts of living situations. All you need is a basic understanding of particular plants and their needs to make sure you can live a self-sufficient life as a homesteader. In "The Backyard Homestead Manual," you ́ll discover: A gardener's framework for effective planning to ensure your harvest is sufficient Different garden bed options to accommodate your available space Straight-forward ways to improve the quality of your soil Specialty fruits and vegetables that grow in tricky environments 6 easy ways to ensure you eat well throughout the winter 3 things you can't overlook if you want your plants to reliably grow New strategies for getting rid of weeds that minimize your required time and effort And much more. No matter if you are new to homesteading or you are an established farmer, "The Backyard Homestead Manual" meets you wherever you are in your gardening process and helps you to overcome the challenges you are facing right now. Some people are resistant to starting gardening or increasing its scope because of the time commitment. While there are things you need to do on a regular basis, the reality is that when you get a solid system in place, most of the chores can be done quickly and effectively so you can get on with other parts of your day. If you want to increase your homesteading skills and see the results in your garden, scroll up and click the Add to Cart button.

The Backyard Homestead Seasonal Planner

What to Do & When to Do It in the Garden, Orchard, Barn, Pasture & Equipment Shed

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 area of the farm, 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 along with tips and a more in-depth discussion of key topics for the season. Easy-reference charts, checklists, and record-keeping sections help you keep track of it all.

Backyard Homesteading

A Back-to-Basics Guide to Self-Sufficiency

Backyard Homesteading

Backyard Homesteading addresses the needs of many people who want to take control of the food they eat and the products they use--even if they live in a urban or suburban house on a typical-size lot. It shows homeowners how to turn their yard into a productive and wholesome "homestead" that allows them to grow their own fruits and vegetables, and raise farm animals, including chickens and goats. Backyard Homesteading covers the laws and regulations of raising livestock in populated areas and demonstrates to readers how to use and preserve the bounty they produce.

40 Projects for Building Your Backyard Homestead

A Hands-on, Step-by-Step Sustainable-Living Guide

40 Projects for Building Your Backyard Homestead

A companion volume to Backyard Homesteading, 40 Projects for Building Your Backyard Homestead provides details on how to build more than 40 projects to enhance readers' sustainable living. Even if they are only moderately handy, they’ll discover the tools and techniques for building their own feeders, fences, and structures. In the process, they’ll save money and have the satisfaction of doing it themselves.

The Backyard Homestead

Garden, Orchard, Mini Farming, Equipment Shed and More

The Backyard Homestead

Make Your Home Self-Sufficient, Live Off Your Land and Save a Lot of Money by Becoming a Backyard Homesteader Have you always wondered about the phenomena of sustainable living? Would you like to transform your home into a self-sufficient, eco-friendly paradise? Do you want to grow your own organic food, raise healthy livestock or use renewable energy sources? Welcome to the ever-expanding world of backyard homesteading. This simple, self-sufficient way of living has changed the perspective of thousands of people and transformed their lives. Backyard homesteading covers tons of different projects and activities, from producing organic products such as food and wine to building furniture and using solar power as an energy source. When homesteading, you are basically trying to produce everything you can usually get in stores and shops. The main goal of this way of living is not only to nurture our Mother Nature but also to save money and become financially independent in the long term. This book is a great way to start transforming your home and life. Here, you'll find everything you need to know about backyard homesteading, and how you can do it even if you live in a city, and have little or no space for agriculture. Here's what you'll learn: What is backyard homesteading, what it entails and how to become a homesteader How to start this project the right way, by following important homesteading principles How to homestead if you live in the city or own a very small backyard Techniques for gardening and producing fruits, vegetables and mushrooms Building tips for everyone who want to make their own sheds and furniture And much more! Not depending on the economic trends is something that might prove crucial in the years to come. Economy experts agree that the world is on the verge of another long financial crisis. The owners of a self-sufficient home, farmers and homestead manufacturers are likely to be the least affected by the crisis, simply because their need for the expensive products on the market will be significantly smaller. Homesteading requires little investment, which will most likely pay itself off in no time. Just imagine what amount of money you would save every month if you didn't have to buy your food, wines or pay your energy bills! Join thousands of people living a healthy, eco-friendly, fulfilling life! Scroll up, click on "Buy Now with 1-Click", and Get Your Copy Now!