The Backyard Homestead

Paperback - 2009
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Backyard Homestead
Put your backyard to work! Enjoy fresher, organic, better-tasting food all the time. The solution is as close as your own backyard. Grow the vegetables and fruits your family loves; keep bees; raise chickens, goats, or even a cow. The Backyard Homestead shows you how it's done. And when the harvest is in, you'll learn how to cook, preserve, cure, brew, or pickle the fruits of your labor. From a quarter of an acre, you can harvest 1,400 eggs, 50 pounds of wheat, 60 pounds of fruit, 2,000 pounds of vegetables, 280 pounds of pork, 75 pounds of nuts.

Published: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., c2009.
ISBN: 1603421386
Branch Call Number: 641 BAC
Characteristics: 367 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Madigan, Carleen


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Jun 24, 2013
  • ECMORGAN rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Very well rounded material - covers a ton in one book! Lots of diagrams of fruit types, animals, etc that you usually don't see all in one book. Sad to return this one - will probably take out again one day!


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