Homegrown and Handmade: A Practical Guide to More Self-Reliant Living

Homegrown and Handmade: A Practical Guide to More Self-Reliant Living

Deborah Niemann

Our meals method is ruled through commercial agriculture and has develop into economically and environmentally unsustainable. The prevalence of diet-related ailments, together with weight problems, diabetes, high blood pressure, melanoma, and center disorder, has skyrocketed to exceptional degrees. even if you could have 40 acres and a mule or a residence with a balcony, you are able to do greater than you're thinking that to guard your healthiness, your funds, and the planet.

Homegrown and home made shows how making issues from scratch and transforming into at the least a few of your individual meals can help dispose of synthetic materials out of your nutrition, lessen your carbon footprint, and create a extra actual existence. even if your target is expanding your self-reliance or changing into a full-fledged homesteader, it is jam-packed with solutions and suggestions to aid you:

  • Take keep watch over of your meals provide from seed to plate
  • Raise small and medium farm animals for enjoyable, nutrients, and fiber
  • Rediscover conventional talents to fulfill extra of your family's wishes than you ever concept possible

This complete advisor to nutrition and fiber from scratch proves that perspective and data is extra very important than acreage. Written from the point of view of a winning self-taught sleek homesteader, this good illustrated, functional, and obtainable handbook will attract someone who desires of an easier life.

Deborah Niemann is a homesteader, author, and self-sufficiency specialist who provides largely on subject matters together with soapmaking, bread baking, cheesemaking, composting, and homeschooling. She and her kinfolk increase sheep, pigs, livestock, goats, chickens, and turkeys for meat, eggs, and dairy items, whereas an natural backyard and orchard presents fruit and vegetables.

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