50 Free Must Read Sustainable Farmstead eBooks
Maintaining a homestead is a beautifully rewarding thing, living in a rustic farmhouse and having your own plot of land is an empowering feeling. It provides a lifestyle of self-sufficiency and includes subsistence agriculture, preserving home-grown foodstuffs and some people even produce their own textiles, clothing or other goods. As beautiful as traditional homesteading is it is not for the light at heart. It takes a great deal of commitment, hard work, passion and knowledge. Yes, you will certainly learn along the way but doing your own research and practice is the best way to ensure you can successfully maintain your home. Homesteading is a lifelong commitment and you want to make sure you equip yourself with the tools necessary to not only handle it but enjoy it along the way.
There is plenty of information and resources available online these days but sometimes you may find it more beneficial to refer to something from an earlier time. This assortment of USDA online publications are from the 1930s to 1960s and offer wonderful insight and tips for maintaining your homestead and farm.
Inside & Outside the Home Books