A gathering of information and source of inspiration for homesteaders everywhere.
With over thirty-five years of combined experience, homesteaders Stephanie Thurow and Michelle Bruhn have taught thousands of people across the globe how to garden, preserve food, tend backyard chickens, cook from scratch, and care for their families with natural homemade alternatives. Now, their homesteading knowledge and instruction can be found in one place with Small-Scale Homesteading.
In this sustainable guide, learn how to grow your own food, tap maple trees to make gallons of homemade syrup, successfully raise a small flock of laying hens, and more. Other topics include:
The benefits of small-scale homesteading and its local impacts
Soil health and composting
Planning a vegetable garden using annuals and perennials
DIY recipes and projects for the home and garden
Seed saving and planting tips
Handmade candles, soaps, lotions, and cleaning solutions
Companion and succession planting
How to extend your growing season
Explanation of approved food preservation methods and supplied needed
And so much more!
Merging insight from two homesteaders proves to be twice the fun and reminds us that working together is always better.
Stephanie Thurow is a Certified Master Food Preserver and Master Gardener Volunteer from Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is a homesteader, creator of the Minnesota from Scratch blog, and author of four books including Can It & Ferment It, WECK Small-Batch Preserving, WECK Home Preserving, and forthcoming Small-Scale Homesteading.
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