Author: Edited by Carleen Madigan
Publisher: Storey Publishing, 2009
Soft Cover, 7.0"x9.0", 367 pages
Put your backyard to work! Enjoy fresher, organic, better-tasing 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.
This is a fun take on growing your own garden, foraging and harvesting. Consider that you can harvest 1400 eggs, 50 pounds of wheat, 60 pounds of fruit 2000 pounds of vegetables, 280 pounds of pork and 75 pounds of nuts from just ONE acre. This book helps you take that backyard of yours and make it produce!