Sunday, February 5, 2012
Winter Reading for a Hopeful Homesteader
In recent cold winter evenings, I love to read and imagine and plan for what will come. And these are a few of the books that have been good friends and wise givers of advice as I begin down this path to a homesteading lifestyle. In each case, the books are easy and enjoyable to read, informative, and offer resources for further research on topics of specific interest to readers. Perhaps some of you may be interested in them as well!
The first one, that I bought a few years ago, is:
Barnyard in your Backyard - This book has given me great ideas about how to start out with the development of a hobby farm and the necessary information to choose, house, and care for livestock.
Definitely worth a read!
Next, I bought:
I then borrowed the following two books from a friend with a common love of vegetable gardens (I look forward to many more chats about this topic Pam!):