Welcome to the Farm: How-to Wisdom from The Elliott Homestead

Welcome to the Farm: How-to Wisdom from The Elliott Homestead Author Shaye Elliott
ISBN-10 1493026011
ISBN-13 9781493026012
Year 2017-04-01
Pages 368
Language English
Publisher Lyons Press
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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 gardenThe basics of seed startingBuilding your own greenhouseWhat belongs in the winter gardenCanning freezing and dehydrating techniques and recipesThe pros and cons of caged vs free range chickensKeeping a dairy cow and what to do with all the milkRaising animals for meatMaking your own cider and wineAnd 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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