Homesteading Books & Resources

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Homesteading & Self-Sufficiency Guides

  1. Hand Made: The Modern Woman's Guide  to Made-from-Scratch Living
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    Hand Made: The Modern Woman's Guide to Made-from-Scratch Living
    Melissa K. Norris
    Harvest House Publishers / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 25% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
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    Stock No: WW969673
  2. The Made-from-Scratch Life: Simple  Ways to Create a Natural Home
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    The Made-from-Scratch Life: Simple Ways to Create a Natural Home
    Melissa K. Norris
    Harvest House Publishers / 2016 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $13.99 Save 29% ($4.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
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    Stock No: WW965341
  3. The Backyard Homestead
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    The Backyard Homestead
    Carleen Madigan, ed.
    Workman Publishing / Trade Paperback
    $17.06 Retail: $18.95 Save 10% ($1.89)
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    Stock No: WW421386
  4. Self-Sufficiency: A Complete Guide  to Baking, Carpentry, Crafts, Organic Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals and More
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    Self-Sufficiency: A Complete Guide to Baking, Carpentry, Crafts, Organic Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals and More
    Abigail R. Gehring, ed.
    Skyhorse Publishing / 2010 / Hardcover
    $17.49 Retail: $24.95 Save 30% ($7.46)
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    Stock No: WW399990
  5. The New American Homestead:  Sustainable, Self-Sufficient Living for the 21st Century
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    The New American Homestead: Sustainable, Self-Sufficient Living for the 21st Century
    John H. Tullock
    Howell Book House / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $17.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 10% ($2.00)
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    Stock No: WW024171
  6. Back to Basics Handbook: A Guide to  Buying and Working Land, Raising Livestock, Enjoying Your Harvest, Household Skills and Crafts, and More
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    Back to Basics Handbook: A Guide to Buying and Working Land, Raising Livestock, Enjoying Your Harvest, Household Skills and Crafts, and More
    Abigail Gehring
    Skyhorse Publishing / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $14.95 Save 26% ($3.96)
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    Stock No: WW082613
  7. Survival Wisdom & Know-How:  Everything You Need to Know to Subsist in the Wilderness
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    Survival Wisdom & Know-How: Everything You Need to Know to Subsist in the Wilderness
    Workman Publishing / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $17.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 10% ($2.00)
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    Stock No: WW127534
  8. Country Wisdom & Know-How: A  Practical Guide to Living off the Land
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    Country Wisdom & Know-How: A Practical Guide to Living off the Land
    Black Dog & Leventhal / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $19.79 Retail: $21.99 Save 10% ($2.20)
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    Stock No: WW276960
  9. Survival Wisdom & Know-How:  Everything You Need to Know to Subsist in the Wilderness
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    Survival Wisdom & Know-How: Everything You Need to Know to Subsist in the Wilderness
    The Editors of Stackpole Books
    Black Dog & Leventhal / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $17.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 10% ($2.00)
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    Stock No: WW276950
  10. The Good Living Guide to Country  Skills: Wisdom for Growing Your Own Food, Raising Animals, Country Crafts, and More
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    The Good Living Guide to Country Skills: Wisdom for Growing Your Own Food, Raising Animals, Country Crafts, and More
    Abigail R. Gehring
    Good Books / 2016 / Hardcover
    $10.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 27% ($4.00)
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    Stock No: WW991220
  11. The Encyclopedia of Country Living,  40th Anniversary Edition
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    The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition
    Carla Emery
    Sasquatch Books / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $29.25 Retail: $32.50 Save 10% ($3.25)
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    Stock No: WW618406
  12. Old-Time Country Wisdom & Lore:  1000s of Traditional Skills for Simple Living
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    Old-Time Country Wisdom & Lore: 1000s of Traditional Skills for Simple Living
    Jerry Mack Johnson
    Voyageur Press / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $25.19 Retail: $27.99 Save 10% ($2.80)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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    Stock No: WW340011
  13. Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country  Living
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    Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Living
    Abigail Gehring
    Skyhorse Publishing / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $14.49 Retail: $29.95 Save 52% ($15.46)
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    Stock No: WW084677
  14. Gaining Ground: A Story of Farmers'  Markets, Local Food, and Saving the Family Farm
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    Gaining Ground: A Story of Farmers' Markets, Local Food, and Saving the Family Farm
    Forrest Pritchard
    Lyons Press / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $17.06 Retail: $18.95 Save 10% ($1.89)
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    Stock No: WW787258
  15. How to Catch a Pig: Lots of Cool  Stuff Guys Used to Know But Forgot About The Great Outdoors
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    How to Catch a Pig: Lots of Cool Stuff Guys Used to Know But Forgot About The Great Outdoors
    Denis Boyles, Gregg Stebben
    HarperCollins / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $11.69 Retail: $12.99 Save 10% ($1.30)
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    Stock No: WW688490
  16. The Everything Backyard Farming  Book: A Guide to Self-Sufficient Living Through Growing, Harvesting, Raising, and Preserving Your Own Food
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    The Everything Backyard Farming Book: A Guide to Self-Sufficient Living Through Growing, Harvesting, Raising, and Preserving Your Own Food
    Neil Shelton
    Adams Media / Trade Paperback
    $17.09 Retail: $18.99 Save 10% ($1.90)
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    Stock No: WW0566011
  17. Modern Homesteading: Rediscovering  the American Dream
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    Modern Homesteading: Rediscovering the American Dream
    A Wranglerstar Production
    New Leaf Publishing / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $17.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 10% ($2.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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    Stock No: WW217371
  18. Living More with Less, 30th  Anniversary Edition
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    Living More with Less, 30th Anniversary Edition
    Doris Janzen Longacre
    Herald Press / 2010 / Trade Paperback
    $13.49 Retail: $14.99 Save 10% ($1.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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    Stock No: WW195217
  19. Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to  Traditional Skills
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    Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills
    Abigail Gehring
    Skyhorse Publishing / 2014 / Hardcover
    $18.99 Retail: $27.95 Save 32% ($8.96)
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    Stock No: WW143690
  20. 1,001 Old-Time Household Hints:  Timeless Bits of  Household Wisdom for Today's Home and Garden
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    1,001 Old-Time Household Hints: Timeless Bits of Household Wisdom for Today's Home and Garden
    Editors of YANKEE Magazine
    Skyhorse Publishing / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $16.95 Save 29% ($4.96)

Crafting

  1. The Homestead Canning Cookbook:  *Simple, Safe Instructions from a Certified Master Food Preserver *Delicious, Homemade Recipes for the Whole Year *Practical Help to Create a Sustainable Lifestyle
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    The Homestead Canning Cookbook: *Simple, Safe Instructions from a Certified Master Food Preserver *Delicious, Homemade Recipes for the Whole Year *Practical Help to Create a Sustainable Lifestyle
    Georgia Varozza
    Harvest House Publishers / 2020 / Trade Paperback
    $14.99 Retail: $24.99 Save 40% ($10.00)
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    Stock No: WW978940
  2. Can It!
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    Can It!
    Jackie Callahan Parente
    BowTie Press / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $15.26 Retail: $16.95 Save 10% ($1.69)
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    Stock No: WW484288
  3. The Big Book of Preserving the  Harvest
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    The Big Book of Preserving the Harvest
    Carol W. Costenbader
    Storey Publishing / 2002 / Trade Paperback
    $17.96 Retail: $19.95 Save 10% ($1.99)
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    Stock No: WW174582
  4. Put 'em Up! Fruit: A Preserving  Guide & Cookbook
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    Put 'em Up! Fruit: A Preserving Guide & Cookbook
    Sherri Brooks Vinton
    Storey Publishing / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $17.96 Retail: $19.95 Save 10% ($1.99)
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    Stock No: WW124570
  5. The Amish Canning Cookbook: Plain  and Simple Living at Its Homemade Best
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    The Amish Canning Cookbook: Plain and Simple Living at Its Homemade Best
    Georgia Varozza
    Harvest House Publishers / 2013 / Spiral Bound
    $10.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 27% ($4.00)
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    Stock No: WW948999
  6. Ball Complete Book of Home  Preserving: 400 Delicious and Creative Recipes for Today
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    Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving: 400 Delicious and Creative Recipes for Today
    Judi Kingry & Lauren Devine, eds.
    Firefly Books LTD / 2006 / Hardcover
    $26.96 Retail: $29.95 Save 10% ($2.99)
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    Stock No: WW801399
  7. You Can Can!: A Visual Step-by-Step  Guide to Canning, Preserving, and Pickling, with 100 Recipes
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    You Can Can!: A Visual Step-by-Step Guide to Canning, Preserving, and Pickling, with 100 Recipes
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 2010 / Trade Paperback
    $16.16 Retail: $17.95 Save 10% ($1.79)
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 12/14/19.
    Stock No: WW607565
  8. Food in Jars Preserving in Small  Batches Year Round
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    Food in Jars Preserving in Small Batches Year Round
    Marisa McClellan
    Running Press / 2012 / Hardcover
    $20.70 Retail: $23.00 Save 10% ($2.30)
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    Stock No: WW244143
  9. A Prepper's Cookbook: Twenty Years  of Cooking in the Woods
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    A Prepper's Cookbook: Twenty Years of Cooking in the Woods
    Deborah D. Moore
    Permuted Press / 2016 / Trade Paperback
    $14.39 Retail: $15.99 Save 10% ($1.60)
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    Stock No: WW686671
  10. Root Cellaring
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    Root Cellaring
    Mike Bubel, Nancy Bubel
    Storey Publishing / Trade Paperback
    $13.46 Retail: $14.95 Save 10% ($1.49)
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    Stock No: WW667033

Livestock

  1. Small-Scale Livestock Farming
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    Small-Scale Livestock Farming
    Carol Ekarius
    Workman Publishing / Trade Paperback
    $17.06 Retail: $18.95 Save 10% ($1.89)
  2. The Joy of Keeping Farm Animals:  Raising Chickens, Goats, Pigs, Sheep and Cows
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    The Joy of Keeping Farm Animals: Raising Chickens, Goats, Pigs, Sheep and Cows
    Laura Childs
    Skyhorse Publishing / Trade Paperback
    $6.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 53% ($8.00)
  3. Homemade Living: Keeping Chickens  with Ashley English
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    Homemade Living: Keeping Chickens with Ashley English
    Ashley English
    Sterling / Hardcover
    $17.96 Retail: $19.95 Save 10% ($1.99)
  4. Chick Days: Raising Chickens from  Hatchlings            to Laying Hens
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    Chick Days: Raising Chickens from Hatchlings to Laying Hens
    Jennifer Woginrich
    Storey Publishing / 2010 / Trade Paperback
    $13.46 Retail: $14.95 Save 10% ($1.49)

Beekeeping

  1. Beekeeping
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    Beekeeping
    Richard Bonney
    Workman Publishing / Trade Paperback
    $17.06 Retail: $18.95 Save 10% ($1.89)
  2. First Lessons in Beekeeping
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    First Lessons in Beekeeping
    Camille Pierre Dadant
    Dover Publications / 2018 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $12.95 Save 23% ($2.96)
  3. Beekeeper's Lab: 52 Family-Friendly  Activities and Experiments Exploring the Life of the Hive
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    Beekeeper's Lab: 52 Family-Friendly Activities and Experiments Exploring the Life of the Hive
    Kim Lehman
    Quarry Books / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $22.49 Retail: $24.99 Save 10% ($2.50)
  4. Hive Management
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    Hive Management
    Richard E. Bonney
    Workman Publishing / Trade Paperback
    $15.26 Retail: $16.95 Save 10% ($1.69)
  1. The Everything Backyard Farming  Book: A Guide to Self-Sufficient Living Through Growing, Harvesting, Raising, and Preserving Your Own Food
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    The Everything Backyard Farming Book: A Guide to Self-Sufficient Living Through Growing, Harvesting, Raising, and Preserving Your Own Food
    Neil Shelton
    Adams Media / Trade Paperback
    $17.09 Retail: $18.99 Save 10% ($1.90)
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    Stock No: WW0566011
  2. The Essential Guide to Hobby  Farming: The How-To Manual for Creating a Hobby Farm
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    The Essential Guide to Hobby Farming: The How-To Manual for Creating a Hobby Farm
    Carol Ekarius
    i5 Publishing / Trade Paperback
    $22.46 Retail: $24.95 Save 10% ($2.49)
  3. The Veggie Gardener's Answer Book
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    The Veggie Gardener's Answer Book
    Barbara W. Ellis
    Storey Publishing / Trade Paperback
    $13.46 Retail: $14.95 Save 10% ($1.49)
  4. Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on  1/4 Acre
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    Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre
    Brett L. Markham
    Skyhorse Publishing / 2010 / Trade Paperback
    $12.49 Retail: $18.95 Save 34% ($6.46)

Natural Cleaning, Remedies, Bodycare & Essential Oils

  1. Everyday Natural: Living A Pure and  Simple Life Is Not As Complicated As You Think
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    Everyday Natural: Living A Pure and Simple Life Is Not As Complicated As You Think
    Jacqueline Ritz
    Siloam / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $8.49 Retail: $15.99 Save 47% ($7.50)
  2. Essential Oils: Ancient Medicine
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    Essential Oils: Ancient Medicine
    Dr. Josh Axe, Ty Bollinger, Jordan Rubin
    Destiny Image / 2018 / Trade Paperback
    $19.49 Retail: $29.99 Save 35% ($10.50)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
  3. The Beginner's Guide to Essential  Oils Ancient Medicine
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    The Beginner's Guide to Essential Oils Ancient Medicine
    Dr. Josh Axe, Jordan Rubin, Ty Bollinger
    Destiny Image / 2019 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 33% ($5.00)
  4. Essential Oils: God's Extravagant  Provision for Your Health
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    Essential Oils: God's Extravagant Provision for Your Health
    Teri Secrest
    Whitaker House / 2019 / Hardcover
    $15.99 Retail: $24.99 Save 36% ($9.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews

Slow-Living & Minimalism

  1. Cozy Minimalist Home
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    Cozy Minimalist Home
    Myquillyn Smith
    Zondervan / 2018 / Hardcover
    $13.99 Retail: $24.99 Save 44% ($11.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
  2. Chasing Slow
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    Chasing Slow
    Erin Loechner
    Zondervan / 2016 / Hardcover
    $15.49 Retail: $26.99 Save 43% ($11.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
  3. Almost Amish: One Woman's Quest for  a Slower, Simpler, More Sustainable Life
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    Almost Amish: One Woman's Quest for a Slower, Simpler, More Sustainable Life
    Nancy Sleeth
    Tyndale House / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $11.49 Retail: $14.99 Save 23% ($3.50)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 26 Reviews
  4. The Plain Choice: A True Story of  Choosing to Live an Amish Life
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    The Plain Choice: A True Story of Choosing to Live an Amish Life
    Sherry Gore
    Zondervan / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 25% ($4.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews