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THE BACKYARD HOMESTEAD

by: Carleen Madigan

Enjoy fresher, organic, better-tasting food all the time. The solution is as close as your own backyard. From a quarter of an acre, you can harvest: 1,400 eggs, 50 pounds of wheat, 60 pounds of fruit, 2,000 pounds of vegetables, 280 pounds of pork, 75 pounds of nuts. When the harvest is in, you’ll learn how to cook, preserve, cure, brew, or pickle the fruits of your labor. 2-Color illus. t/out; 7×9 inches, 368 pgs.

1-60342-138-6
978-1-60342-138-6
Softcover
06-30-2009
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Overview

Put your backyard to work! Enjoy fresher, organic, better-tasting food all the time. The solution is as close as your own backyard. Grow the vegetables & fruits your family loves; keep bees; raise chickens, goats, or even a cow. The Backyard Homestead shows you how it’s done. & when the harvest is in, you’ll learn how to cook, preserve, cure, brew, or pickle the fruits of your labor.

From a quarter of an acre, you can harvest 1,400 eggs, 50 pounds of wheat, 60 pounds of fruit, 2,000 pounds of vegetables, 280 pounds of pork, 75 pounds of nuts.

WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
“Bottom line is, even if you’re not ready for complete self-sufficiency, in today’s economic climate, it just makes sense to try to produce some of your own food. & this book is a great way to get your feet wet.” — Epicurious.com

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Before becoming an editor at Storey, Carleen Madigan was managing editor of Horticulture magazine & lived on an organic farm outside Boston, Massachusetts, where she learned the homesteading skills contained in The Backyard Homestead. She enjoys gardening, hiking, foraging, baking, spinning wool, & knitting.

Details

ISBN: 1-60342-138-6
Publisher: WORKMAN PUBLISHING
Publish Date: 06-30-2009

“THE BACKYARD HOMESTEAD”

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