I’m always eager to get my hands on great new gardening books. No matter how long you have been gardening, there is always still so much to learn. This is one of the reasons why I love working in the garden. There is always room to continue growing and advancing at your craft. I’ve discovered […]
A good collection of resources is a must have for any homesteader. Let’s face it, there is no way we all can know everything there is to know about animal husbandry, gardening, preserving and such. And to think that way means you won’t get any farther than you are on the homestead. There is so […]
I reckon there are three types of people who want to make soap: 1) people who just want to follow the recipe and don’t want to understand the chemistry behind soapmaking 2) people who want to know enough to design their own recipes, but not the full detail 3) chemistry geeks who want to know […]
As a writer as well as a farmer, I’ve made a point this summer to catch up on reading about farming, lifestyle, self sufficiency, and the back to the land movement. Some books I’ve read before, some I’ve been enjoying for the first time, and all are important insights into their writer’s perspective on agriculture.
Do you hang out in the library, going over and over all those homesteading titles? Have you tried reading up about self-sufficiency and sustainable living and still aren’t sure which titles to purchase? Well, here’s a list of some of the best resources out there – FYI, they’re not all books. Happy reading!
I’ve been on a reading kick lately (when I’m not frantically trying to get all the spring chores done). I haven’t so much been in the mood to write, just read – anything and everything I can get my hands on. Between the fiction and non-fiction book reviews to bringing home stacks of books from […]