The Backyard Homestead: Produce All the Food You Need on Just a Quarter Acre!
Your backyard can be good for more than just needing a mowing every week: put it to work by growing the vegetables and fruits you and your family enjoys! Discover how to keep bees; grow grains; and raise chickens, goats, or maybe even a cow. And while you're at it, learn all about canning, drying, curing, and pickling your own harvest so that you can enjoy it all through the winter. Edited by Carleen Madigan.
- Soft cover
- 368 pages
- Contains everything you need to know about growing a sustainable harvest of grains and vegetables, and even how to raise animals in your own backyard
- Covers how to keep honey bees happy and healthy so that you can enjoy the sweeter things in life
- Easy-to-follow instructions on cooking, preserving, drying, and pickling your harvest so that it says fresh for the months to come