Whether you’re a homesteader or prepper, books are often essential. No or limited electricity? Need a fast reference about birthing a goat? Looking for a how to on knitting? Want to see how they did something in the old days? Find it all here in the Homesteading Books Gift Guide! Any of these would be […]
Raw milk is confusing. I only realised that after we got our house cow Bella. And found that we couldn’t even share her milk. I didn’t know raw milk was such a big deal. Here’s my review of the Raw Milk Answer Book.
Occasionally I imagine what would happen if Pete and I ended up on one of those reality TV cooking shows where you have to prepare a meal in your own home as a couple. The first part of the show usually involves the couple rushing around the supermarket buying ingredients. I wonder what they would […]
I feel like I am the LAST person to read Michael Pollan’s 2006 book The Omnivore’s Dilemma. It has been mentioned on so many blogs as an influence over the way people eat and how they understand food production, when I saw it at the library I thought it was time I read it too. […]
Have you thought about growing vegetables but don’t know where to start? Does it all seem like too much work? What about trying a “postage stamp” garden? This is a system described in Karen Newcomb’s recently revised book “The Postage Stamp Vegetable Garden: Grow Tons of Organic Vegetables in Tiny Spaces and Containers”. This book […]