Homesteading & Self-Sufficiency
Each and every living creature on this planet is dependant on outside resources in order to survive. The idea of self-sufficency and homesteading deals with taking control of our dependency to make a healthier, happier life.
While land man not be freely available in most areas of the world, homesteading remains a way of life. The back to the land movement involved with sustainable agriculture and homemaking isn't exactly new but is making a huge comeback.
Homesteading comes from the heart and for that reason homesteading can be accomplished no matter where you live and how much you have. To achieve your self-sufficiency and homesteading goals check out the resources provided.
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* Winner of the Best Single Subject Book in Canada (English) at the 2016 Gourmand Cookbook Awards! *Today’s renaissance of the backyard flock is driven by a growing desire for healthy organic ingredients, food security and animal welfareand while hunger might be the best sauce,” a dash of self-sufficiency is remarkably satisfying too. As communities across the country amend urban bylaws to allow backyard flocks, more and more of us are enjoying the pleasures and rewards of keeping hens in the garden.In addition to tending her family’s flock as a child, Signe Langford has kept chickens in her urban yard for almost a decade. Her book is stuffed full of practical advice on keeping the garden both gorgeous and productive and hens happy and healthy. In addition to answering questions about coop construction, year-round egg production and whether or not a rooster is really needed, she covers the best breeds for backyards. Langford includes dozens of simple and elegant recipes from her own kitchen, as well as contributions from celebrated chefs.With beautiful photographs, illustrations and garden plans, this book is sure to become a favorite of avid and aspiring backyard farmers alike.
The Exaco .1 Cu. Ft. Compost Bucket is the best composting apparatus to utilize the kitchen waste. The white finish of this compost bucket matches any kitchen decor. This compost bucket is made from plastic and metal and is strong enough to serve you ...
Welcome to a world where chickens and gardens coexist!Join Lisa Steele, chicken-keeper extraordinaire and founder of Fresh Eggs Daily, on a unique journey through the garden. Start by planning your garden and learning strategies and tips for keeping your plants safe while they grow. Plant with purpose, choosing from a dozen plans for theme gardens such as Orange Egg Yolks or Nesting Box Herbs. Or choose a design that's filled with edibles - sharing the bounty with your family and your feathered friends. Then comes the fun part: enjoy the harvest, even let the chickens graze!Lisa's friendly writing, together with inspirational photos and illustrations, will have you rolling up your sleeves and reaching for your gardening tools. Lisa also covers a range of topics just for chicken-keepers, including:- Chickens and composting- Using chickens to aerate and till- Coop window boxes- Plants to avoid when you have chickens- Lists of the most valuable crops and herbs- Advice on how to harvest and use many of the plants- And much more!Whether you're an experienced chicken keeper, master gardener, or just getting into these two wonderful hobbies, Gardening with Chickens is an indispensable guide for a harmonious homestead.
Survival Seed Vault Non-GMO Hardy Heirloom Seeds for Long-Term Emergency Storage – 20 Variety Pack in a Sturdy Can
Grow Your Own Food… …This Year… …Or Years Down the Road When a Crisis Strikes The Survival Seed Vault from Patriot Seeds gives you everything you need to grow your own food and survive. Ideal for this year’s garden or as part of your long-term emergency preparedness plan! Inside our sturdy can, you’ll find 20 hardy heirloom seed varieties suited for almost any growing region. These 20 fruits and vegetables provide an excellent source of nutrients you need for a well-balanced diet. Each seed variety is individually sealed to remove air and moisture and will store for five years and even longer at temperatures below 75 F. 100% of What You Need, None of What You Don’t 100% Heirloom 100% Open-pollinated 100% non-GMO 100% non-hybrid 100% Inspected and Packed in the USA What’s Inside the Survival Seed Vault: • Blue Lake Bush Beans
Ever wondered about owning your own flock of chickens? Have you considered raising backyard chickens, but don’t know where to start? If so, then this is your go-to-guide. Having your own flock of chickens can be a rewarding experience both for you, and your family. Chickens are easy to care for and bring tons of enjoyment to your backyard. In this simple guide, you will find all the information you need to get started with your flock including: • Choosing Which Breeds To Get • How To Raising Your Own Chicks • Caring For Your Chickens • How To Keep A Happy And Healthy Flock • What To Feed Them • What NOT To Feed Them • And Much More.. This comprehensive ebook will help answer the most common questions regarding raising chickens and is designed to provide you with everything you need to know to get started. Scroll Up And Grab Your Copy Today!
Keeping chickens is a popular and growing pastime, so find out all you need to know in this must-have book. * Covers everything from egg-laying to ease of keeping for over 70 different breeds * Discover how to set up and maintain a healthy hen house to keep your chickens warm, dry and safe from predators * Practical advice on hygiene, disease and healthcare ensures that your flock is always in pristine show condition * Learn about broody birds and egg incubation, and rear a new generation of chicks to brighten up your garden "Whether you plan to keep chickens for eggs or meat, this practical guide covers all the issues you need to consider first." Devon Life
Features: -This ready to hang and gallery-wrapped art piece features a jar of apricot jam on a collaged text background.-Artist: Beth Grove.-Subject: Cuisine.-Style: Cottage/Country.-Made in the USA.-Subject: Food and beverage.-Product Type: Print.-For...
The H.B. Smith Tools 3-Piece Pruner Set for Lawn and Garden features precision blades each designed for their own function. Get a clean and easy cut on everything from your tiniest twigs to your brute branches. Great if you’re a beginning gardener or if you’re a seasoned landscaper looking to refresh your tools. This set comes with bypass lopper, hedge shears, and bypass pruner so you get every tool your need all at once, all matching one another. Each tool in this 3 Piece Pruner Set is made with high carbon steel blades and comfort grip rubber handles. These are strong on your hedges and flowers, but easy on your hands, perfect for extended use. For lawn and garden and general yard work, HB Smith has a full line of high quality professional and DIY'er tools, crafted and tested to meet any gardening need. HB Smith garden tools offer the right combination of quality and retail price points to be the perfect value for retailers, contractors and homeowners. Package contains (1) H.B. Smith Tools 3-Piece Pruner Set for Lawn and Garden. Bypass lopper with shock absorbing bumper. Hedge shears with 8" blades and tension adjustment dial. Bypass pruner with comfort grip.
With the EarthMinded DIY Rain Barrel Kit (RBK-0001) anyone can make a rain barrel out of a recycled plastic drum or trash barrel. Rain barrels are a convenient way to save water and money. A rain barrel can be located at any downspout around the home, garage or out-building to catch and store rainwater for outdoor watering and washing chores. The patented FlexiFit diverter helps prevent overflows and flooding that plague conventional top-fill rain barrels and can damage a homes foundation.
This 5 prong stubby rake is perfect for breaking up soil in and around plants. Tough Japanese steel with wood handle give this tool a well balanced feel. The Ninja claw is a instant favorite of all levels of gardener's! 5 curved claw with 4 3/4 spread and 5 1/2 wood handle.
Groix et Nature Mackerel Rillettes are made with mackerel (51%), cream, smoked mackerel (12.5%), white whine, shallots, mustard, milk, vinegar, sea salt, white pepper, and chives. A classic island cuisine, mackerel lends itself to so many harmonious compositions. These rillettes are a creamy, fibrous mix of fish meat with a slightly smoky flavor complemented by its other ingredients. Serve chilled on hearty crackers. An artisanal canning factory on the island of Groix in the region of Brittany, Groix et Nature has eight employees, who prepare recipes with an inimitable sea taste every day. Their rillettes are prepared according to traditional know-how and are prepared simply to release the authentic flavor of each locally caught fish. Each jar contains 3.5 oz (100g) of Mackerel Rillettes by Groix et Nature. May contain traces of treenuts.
This is a 10-piece Gardening Tool Set with Zippered Detachable Tote and Folding Stool Seat with Backrest all-in-one. The storage Detachable tote has easily accessible zippered openings, and it conveniently holds five metal garden tools on the exterior of the tote. Garden tools are conveniently stowed in the outside pockets to be near at hand while other garden items can be stored in the attached zippered tote. Conveniently holds five metal garden tools Lightweight and portable Sturdy steel frame Tool pockets on the exterior of the storage tote make them readily accessible when sitting in the seat . Storage tote fully detaches from the bag for versatility Includes: 1 Folding Stool Seat with Backrest , One (1) detachable canvas (6000 denier) storage zippered tote, five (5) metal garden tools (large trowel, small trowel, garden fork, rake and weeder), 1-PAIR COTTON GLOVES , 1 SPRAYER , 1PC 50-METER BIND LINE. Makes a perfect gift for those who love spending time in their garden.
Capacity range (volume) 32 gal//Made in USA//Colour Green//Product Type Compost Bag//Colour Green//Material Plastic//Compost Completion Time 2 26 weeks//Foldable//Compost Bag Included//Indoor or Outdoor Use Both indoor and outdoor//Non Toxic//Child Saf...