I have been gardening in some form or another for pretty much my entire adult life. I have heard the term “permaculture” here and there but honestly it sounded pretty intimidating and expensive. I never really looked into the concepts behind it because I had decided it was something only big scale farmers needed and […]
This book is hard to categorize; on the one hand it has some really amazing recipes so it could be considered a down home, real food cookbook, some of those recipes are for homemade beauty/cleaning supplies so it could also be called a simple/organic living book. There are beautiful personal stories that Melissa shares about […]
Armed defense is always an interesting topic when it comes to prepping, survivalism and suburban homesteading. At the end of the day, I strongly believe in a person’s right to stand their ground and protect themselves. Jim Cobb shares that belief. He has used his latest offering, Prepper’s Armed Defense, as a means of explaining […]
Homesteading book review: Gaining ground is about one man’s journey into sustainable agriculture, farmer’s markets, and saving the family farm. Beautifully written, this book provides insight into some of the challenges Farmer Forrest faced, and how he overcame them.
“Impossible Beyond This Point – True Adventure Creating a Self-Sufficient Life in the Wilderness” by Virgil, Marcella, and Joel Horn is and unbelievable true life story of how the Horn family struggled to make a home in a remote wilderness on an old gold mine in Northern California. Read it for inspiration and to gain […]
A collection of garden books to consider for birthdays, holidays or even just because it’s Wednesday! A gardener can never have too many books.