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Welcome to the Farm

How-to Wisdom from The Elliott Homestead

by Shaye Elliott

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A fresh, new guide to the backyard lifestyle
The homesteading movement is continuing to grow, as more people are stepping up to have a hand in where their food comes from. Whether you want to dabble or immerse yourself completely in the do-it-yourself, back-to-basics lifestyle, Welcome to the Farm is a comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to growing the very best food right in your own backyard. Shaye Elliott takes readers on a journey that teaches them how to harvest baskets full of organic produce, milk a dairy cow (and make butter), plant a homestead orchard, can jams and jellies, and even raise chickens and bees. From her experience running The Elliott Homestead, Shaye provides all the how-to wisdom you need to know about:
  • The benefits of a home garden
  • The basics of seed starting
  • Building your own greenhouse
  • What belongs in the winter garden
  • Canning, freezing, and dehydrating techniques and recipes
  • The pros and cons of caged vs. free-change chickens
  • Keeping a dairy cow and what to do with all the milk
  • Raising animals for meat
  • Making your own cider and wine
  • And so much more!

  • Welcome to the Farm is aimed to serve homesteaders and urban-farmers alike, guiding them through the beginning stages of small-area farming and utilizing whatever amount of space they have available for optimal and delicious food production.

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    Publisher: Lyons Press

    Kindle Book

    • Release date: April 1, 2017

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    • ISBN: 9781493030422
    • File size: 39951 KB
    • Release date: April 1, 2017

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    • ISBN: 9781493030422
    • File size: 39951 KB
    • Release date: April 1, 2017

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    • ISBN: 9781493030422
    • File size: 15916 KB
    • Release date: April 1, 2017


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    A fresh, new guide to the backyard lifestyle
    The homesteading movement is continuing to grow, as more people are stepping up to have a hand in where their food comes from. Whether you want to dabble or immerse yourself completely in the do-it-yourself, back-to-basics lifestyle, Welcome to the Farm is a comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to growing the very best food right in your own backyard. Shaye Elliott takes readers on a journey that teaches them how to harvest baskets full of organic produce, milk a dairy cow (and make butter), plant a homestead orchard, can jams and jellies, and even raise chickens and bees. From her experience running The Elliott Homestead, Shaye provides all the how-to wisdom you need to know about:
  • The benefits of a home garden
  • The basics of seed starting
  • Building your own greenhouse
  • What belongs in the winter garden
  • Canning, freezing, and dehydrating techniques and recipes
  • The pros and cons of caged vs. free-change chickens
  • Keeping a dairy cow and what to do with all the milk
  • Raising animals for meat
  • Making your own cider and wine
  • And so much more!

  • Welcome to the Farm is aimed to serve homesteaders and urban-farmers alike, guiding them through the beginning stages of small-area farming and utilizing whatever amount of space they have available for optimal and delicious food production.

    Expand title description text
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      Publisher:
      Lyons Press

      Kindle Book
      Release date: April 1, 2017

      OverDrive Read
      ISBN: 9781493030422
      File size: 39951 KB
      Release date: April 1, 2017

      EPUB eBook
      ISBN: 9781493030422
      File size: 39951 KB
      Release date: April 1, 2017

      PDF eBook
      ISBN: 9781493030422
      File size: 15916 KB
      Release date: April 1, 2017

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