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Rachel Kaplan’s Urban Homesteading book is almost here!

Rachel Kaplan is a farmer and mother and therapist and urban homesteader and a darn good writer. She’s written a new book called Urban Homesteading: Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living. I’ve had a chance to read the preview PDF, and it is impressive. Every page has at least one lush color photo, the writing is clear […]

Harvey Ussery is writing a book called The Modern Homestead Poultry Flock

Honest, we’re not a paid front for Harvey Ussery and The Modern Homestead, we just love what he’s doing. And now, with all of his other writing, he has secured a book deal with Chelsea Green Publishing, one of the top publishers of sustainability and small farm related books. From a quick glance at my […]

Harvey Ussery Announces Home Feeding Project

Harvey Ussery, one of our favorite writers on backyard, sustainable chicken raising, has started a new project, called The Home Feeding Project. He shares our goal to become independent of purchased feeds, and is leading this project to compile the best information out there about how to create, yes, more sustainable chicken flocks. As we’ve […]