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Wilderness Life DIY: A City Family Bumbles Towards Self-Sufficiency
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,100. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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Can a clueless city couple learn to build a house in the wilderness completely by themselves? What is life like on 525 watts of power? When is the right time to change a toilet bucket? The answers to these questions and more are in 'Wilderness Life DIY', the tale of a city family who leaves a comfortable city existence to make a home in the Australian Tasmanian wilderness.
Hank of Twin Rivers, Book Three: Riding with the Wranglers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,870. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Seventeen -year-old Hank Heaton joins up with horse wranglers on their way to western Nebraska in search of wild mustangs. Hank claims and breaks his horse, Lady. He returns to Twin Rivers but finds Becca, his sweetheart, has been taken to Missouri by her father. Hank hires on with the wranglers to drive the horses to Texas. After the trail drive, Hank plans to head for Missouri to find Becca.
How To Get Cream From Goats' Milk: Make Your Own Butter, Whipped Cream, Ice Cream, & More
Series: The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / dairy, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Have you ever heard that goats' milk is naturally homogenized? Is that true? This little eBook says no. It shows you how to test your goat milk for cream, various ways to collect it, and how to turn it into butter, whipped cream, sour cream, crème fraîche, and ice cream. Includes 8 recipes.
How To Grow Ginger: How To Grow, Harvest, Use, and Perpetuate This Tropical Spice in a Non-tropical Climate
Series: The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Ginger is one tropical spice that is easy to grow. This little guide addresses what you need to know to get started with your own sustainable supply of ginger. In addition to planting and care, it discusses various methods of storing and preserving ginger, along with some unique and useful ways to use it. If you love to grow pretty plants and eat good food, then this is for you.
Growing Berries for Food and Fun: Notes from the Northwoods
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016 by ManyTracks. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Picking fresh berries from your own home-grown plants is a treat no matter where you live, but in the cold short season climate of the northern Midwest there is a special satisfaction. Between the long winters, short summers, wild critters, busy schedules and varied weather it is a real joy to finally hold in your hand sun ripened fruit that you grew. This book helps you get there.
How To Bake Without Baking Powder: Modern and Historical Alternatives for Light and Tasty Baked Goods
Series: The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Baking, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
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Covers the science and history of baking powder, enabling you to create your own leavening power through basic kitchen chemistry. Includes how to make sour milk, buttermilk, and sourdough starter, plus the author's hardwood ash baking experiments. Contains 54 modern and historical recipes utilizing 20 different baking powder alternatives. Also available in a paperback prepper edition.
Thrifty Chicken Breeds: Efficient Producers of Eggs and Meat on the Homestead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,520. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Many backyard chicken keepers are surprised to learn that they spend more on store-bought feed than they would have paid for eggs and meat at the grocery store. If you're on a budget and want your foray into poultry to save money, not lose money, your first step should be to select thrifty chicken breeds.
How to Make Mozzarella from Goats' Milk: Plus What To Do With All That Whey Including Make Ricotta
Series: The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / dairy, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Canning and preserving
Learn how to make a quick no-microwave mozzarella cheese from goats' milk, plus the science behind making high quality goat cheeses. Explains the difference between quick and cultured mozzarella, whole milk versus skim, differences of various rennets, how to pasteurize if desired, how to make brine, and numerous uses for whey including how to make a true whey ricotta with no additional milk.
Pasture Basics: How to Keep the Grass Green and Your Chickens Happy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
Do you want to enjoy healthy eggs and meat from chickens raised on pasture? Great grazing for chickens won't be found in the perfect pasture for sheep or cows --- you need to tweak your design to match a chicken's unique behavior and stomach.
Growing into a Farm: Before the Walden Effect
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,460. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Anna's journey back-to-the-land was fraught with difficulties until she realized that the best partnership was a threesome --- a man, a woman, and a farm. Overflowing with photos, this book serves as a preface to the popular homesteading blog, Walden Effect.