Family Homesteading: The Ultimate Guide to Self-Sufficiency for the Whole Family

Family Homesteading: The Ultimate Guide to Self-Sufficiency for the Whole Family

by Teri Page

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Overview

Whether you and your family are planning to take the big plunge and live off the grid, or you just want to make the best use of your backyard, here is practical advice and hands-on projects for the self-sufficient family that wants to go back to basics.

In an increasingly digital world, families are looking for ways to deepen their connection to one another and to the land. Family Homesteading is a guide to a simpler life, one that integrates children into the daily work of creating a sustainable homestead. From gardening and cooking, to herbalism and natural crafts, Family Homesteading shares stories and hands-on projects that will deepen relationships and build self-sufficiency skills.

Teri Page, author of the popular Homestead Honey blog, moved with her husband across country with young children to build their off-the-grid homestead on raw land. Together, they garden, forage, preserve foods, raise chickens, homeschool, and so much more. Perfect for homeschooling families or anyone working with or raising kids, readers will learn how to involve children in dozens of homesteading projects. Learn how to:

  • Forage for wild foods
  • Stock an herbal medicine cabinet
  • Craft beeswax candles
  • Make yogurt
  • Grow veggies from table scraps
  • Raise chickens
  • Tie basic knots
  • And so much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781510735507
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 10/16/2018
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 772,365
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Teri Page is the blogger behind the popular homesteading website, Homestead Honey. Her homesteading adventures have taken her from Oregon, where she planted her first vegetables and fell in love with a dirt-covered lifestyle, to Missouri, where her family built an off the grid homestead from scratch and lived in a 350 square-foot tiny house without running water, to Vermont, where she now lives with her husband and two children.

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“I love how Teri engages the whole family into the homesteading rhythm. Her book is about creating not only skills, but wonderful memories.” —Isis Loran, FamilyFoodGarden.com

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