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Weekend Homesteader: November
by Anna Hess (Goodreads Author)
Chilly November weather drives even the most hardy homesteaders inside. But the onset of the cold season doesn't mean the end of fun homesteading projects. This month, you'll learn to rotate garden beds to keep diseases at bay, to store drinking water for use during power outages, to put an entire chicken to use in the kitchen, and to bring in cash without going to the ...more
Kindle Edition, 42 pages
Published October 26th 2011 by Wetknee Books
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I can’t remember if Amazon brought this title to my attention or a friend did, but I am grateful either way. My grandmother and I have been talking a lot lately about how we have come to view our food in this country. We have gotten so accustomed to sweet potatoes being available all year round that we don’t know what the real growing season is anymore. We also have adopted so much convenience shopping and eating that we have lost some of our basic kitchen and homesteading skills. Short ebooks ...more
Anna Hess dreamed about moving back to the land ever since her parents dragged her off their family farm at the age of eight. She worked as a field biologist and nonprofit organizer before acquiring fifty-eight acres and a husband, then quit her job to homestead full time. She admits that real farm life involves a lot more hard work than her childhood memories entailed, but the reality is much ...moreMore about Anna Hess...