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Good Husbandry: A Memoir Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501111655
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Published: Scribner - May 12th, 2020

From the author of the beloved bestseller The Dirty Life, this “superb memoir chronicles the evolution of a farm, marriage, family, and her own personal identity with humor, insight, and candor” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) detailing life on Essex Farm—a 500-acre farm that produces food for a community of 250 people.

The Dirty Life


The Half-Acre Homestead: 46 Years of Building and Gardening Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780936070810
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Published: Shelter Publications - March 3rd, 2020

Lloyd Kahn and his wife Lesley's story of building their own home, establishing a garden, and practicing crafts on a small piece of land on the Northern California Coast over a 46-year period, with over 500 photos.


The Ax Book: The Lore and Science of the Woodcutter Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780811739054
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Published: Stackpole Books - April 1st, 2020

The Women's Heritage Sourcebook: Bringing Homesteading to Everyday Life Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781599621555
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Published: Welcome Books - March 24th, 2020

The book of the movement that applies homegrown practices of self-sufficiency to modern life.

Homesteading is a lifestyle of self-reliance and sustainability, characterized by home gardening and animal husbandry, food preservation, and even the small-scale production of textiles, clothing, and craftwork.


The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 50th Anniversary Edition: The Original Manual for Living off the Land & Doing It Yourself Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781632172891
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Published: Sasquatch Books - December 3rd, 2019

The definitive manual of basic skills and country wisdom for living off the land, being prepared, and doing it yourself--whether it's a farm or homestead, suburb, or city.

From homesteaders to urban farmers, and everyone in between, there is a desire for a simpler way of life—a healthier, greener, more self-sustaining, and holistic approach to modern life.


Easy Homemade Melt and Pour Soaps: A Modern Guide to Making Custom Creations Using Natural Ingredients & Essential Oils Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781624148743
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Published: Page Street Publishing - November 19th, 2019

Create Beautiful Herbal Soaps The Safe, Easy & Fast Way


FARM + LAND'S Back to the Land: A Guide to Modern Outdoor Life (Simple and Slow Living Book, Gift for Outdoor Enthusiasts) Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781452173337
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Published: Chronicle Books - November 5th, 2019

FARM + LAND'S Back to the Land: A Modern Guide to Outdoor Life is a collection of stories about slow living, sustainability, and the value of doing things with your own two hands.


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Good Husbandry: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501111532
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Published: Scribner - October 15th, 2019

From the celebrated author of the beloved bestseller The Dirty Life, a “beguiling memoir about the simple life” (Elle), Kristin Kimball describes the delicious highs and sometimes excruciating lows of life on Essex Farm—a 500-acre farm that produces a full diet for a community of 250 people.

The Dirty Life chronicled Kimball’s move from Ne


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