Books tagged: homesteading

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Stronger than Dirt
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,300. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
After years of running the rat race, Kim Schaye and Chris Losee traded in their urban lifestyle for a farm in rural New York. Stronger Than Dirt recounts their transformation from lifetime city dwellers to full-time flower growers. Told from alternating viewpoints of a husband and wife, Stronger Than Dirt is an inspirational tale for anyone who ever wondered what it would be like to pursue a dream
A Journey of Seasons: A Year In the Ozarks High Country
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,360. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
If you long for the country life or love the outdoors you will appreciate this beautiful and inspiring book. Set in the rugged heart of the Missouri Ozarks, A Journey of Seasons is a beautifully recounted memoir filled with nature notes, botanical musings, back-woods wisdom and just a pinch of “hillbilly” humor from noted author, naturalist and organic gardener, Jill Henderson.
The Ladies of Low Arvie - Living the Farming Dream
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 90,120. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How twenty-four cows became 'The Ladies of Low Arvie'. In 2002 Richard and I bought a 120 acre wet and boggy farm called Low Arvie in SW Scotland. We arrived at the farm with no experience and no equipment. This is the story of the twenty months from the day we first saw the farm, how we dealt with the many challenges we faced, to the successful birth of our first batch of home bred calves.
Life with the Ladies of Low Arvie
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The sequel to 'The Ladies of Low Arvie', this book tells the story of Low Arvie farm life from 2004 to 2010 in which we faced many more challenges on our Scottish farm and almost saw the end of our dream. More tales from the cow shed are interspersed with my journey to fulfil my dream to gain a University degree and the continuation of my filial duties to my mother, now ninety-two years of age.
Dream Chasers of the West: A Homestead Family of Glacier Park
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,920. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Dream Chasers of the West is the true story of Clara Augusta Miller. In 1913, unmarried and alone at the age of thirty, Clara headed to Montana to file a homestead on free land, settling on the remote southern border of Glacier National Park. In many ways, Clara's story is the story of countless settlers who were destined to leave their impact on the West.
How Not To Make Millions - but Still Enjoy a Rich Rural Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,160. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
The sample download is not fully representative of the contents, which is a synopsis of 60 years farming and gardening in several countries and is the base for suggestions that can be used by those with less experience. For a better guide see my blog "Snippets" published in June 2013. It is particularly useful for first time owners and novice food growers. 140k words.
The Pig in the Pantry and Other Homeschool Tales
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,630. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Rose Godfrey weaves together entertaining tales of homeschool life in this collection of essays adapted from her column, “Learning at Home.” From raising baby chicks in the kitchen to driving cross country with a van full of children to inviting friends over for Science Daze, the Godfreys have tried about everything and lived to tell the tale.
Megafaunation
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When an impossibly gigantic owl moves into their neighbourhood, Andrew and Joanne are curious, and slightly afraid for the safety of their livestock. But the world is on the brink of catastrophe, and the immense bird is just the latest manifestation of a global phenomenon... megafaunation!
On Sarpy Creek
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,860. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
"On Sarpy Creek" is a deeply moving family saga about a small Montana farming community in the decade after World War I. The simple, unadorned style and strong story make "On Sarpy Creek" a true page-turner about life and love.
When the Meadowlark Sings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,020. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Born in 1918 in Fort Benton, Montana, Nedra Sterry has crafted a powerful memoir of life on the Montana prairies and a childhood defined in equal measure by poverty and grace, hard work and family ties. The daughter of hailed-out homesteaders, Sterry grew up in a succession of very remote one-room schoolhouses in northern and central Montana, where her mother, a teacher, eked out a living.