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The Weekend Homesteader is organized by month—so whether or not it’s January or June you’ll discover thrilling, brief tasks that you should use to dip your toes into the huge ocean of homesteading with out getting overwhelmed. For those who want to match homesteading into just a few hours every weekend and would love to have enjoyable whereas doing it, these tasks might be proper up your alley, whether or not you reside on a forty-acre farm, a postage-stamp garden in suburbia, or a excessive rise.
You will study yard rooster care, how to select the perfect mushroom and berry species, and why and the way to plant a no-till backyard that heals the soil whereas offering nutritious meals. Permaculture strategies will flip your homestead right into a vibrant ecosystem and entice native pollinators whereas changing our society’s waste into high-quality compost and mulch. In the meantime, benefit from the fruits of your labor straight away as you study the fundamentals of cooking and consuming seasonally, then protect homegrown produce for later by drying, canning, freezing, or just filling your kitchen cupboards with storage greens. As you grow to be extra self-sufficient, you will save seeds, put together for energy outages, and tear your self away from a full-time job, whereas constructing a supportive and like-minded neighborhood. You will not be fully eliminating your reliance on the grocery retailer, however you can be plucking low-hanging (and scrumptious!) fruits out of your individual backyard by the point all forty-eight tasks are full.
Download PDF eBook The Weekend Homesteader: A Twelve-Month Guide to Self-Sufficiency