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A fantastic reference for anyone off-the-grid or simply looking for alternative ways of life! Photographs, charts, easy-to-read headings, and well-organized chapters cover the basics, shelter, the comforts of life (tools, fiber arts), health & family, and food, field, and garden. Simple, with just enough information to quickly give you what you need to know, but incredible comprehensive, this is a thorough reference to your questions as well as an education and inspiration!
Learn about stocking food, inspecting houses, determining wind chill factor, getting water, creating energy-saving heat, building a tipi or yurt, building a house from available materials, breeding & killing animals, horse care, dairy cows, beekeeping, chickens & eggs, making tools and farm equipment, making brooms, creating pottery, making candles, soap, spin flax, use a drop spindle, make clothes, bake bread, cream butter, harvest maple syrup, natural remedies for common illnesses, homeschool, plant a garden, can your harvest, and more! 584 pages, softcover.
A useful book for homesteading enthusiasts.
Number of Pages: 584
Vendor: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication Date: 2011
|Dimensions: 10.0 X 7.0 X .75 (inches)|
All of the information included meets these criteria: It is something that anyone can do, without special training. It can be done with relatively few supplies or with stuff you can make yourself. It has been tried and testedeither by the author, the military, doctors, or other homesteaders.
The Ultimate Guide to Homesteading is not a storybook or a cookbook. It is a practical guide with nitty-gritty details on everything a homesteader can do, step-by-step with hundreds of color illustrations and pen and ink sketches. You can do it! This book can help.