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So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader?

All the Dirt on Living the Good Life
Paperback Book
Publisher: 
New Society Publishers
 | 
November, 2018
ISBN:
9780865718913
In stock now: 
2
$17.95 CAD
Publisher’s Description: 

The look before you leap guide to the joys and pitfalls of the rural good life.

Dreams of self-sufficiency, independence, and tranquility continue to pull in a new generation of modern homesteaders. While growing your own food and being in charge of your life is the source of much satisfaction, there are many challenges to living away from modern conveniences.

Written by an experienced modern homesteader who successfully made the leap, So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader? offers an in-depth examination of what you need to consider before moving back to the land. Drawing from a deep well of experience, this essential guide covers:

  • Romance versus the reality of rural living
  • Finding the right property
  • Building versus bootstrapping
  • Practical must-have skills
  • Earning an income and farming on a budget
  • Creating community
  • Seasonal living
  • Children and schooling
  • Social media, the internet and rural life.

Whether you are dreaming of moving to the country for peace and an escape from the daily grind, to provide a different lifestyle for your children, or youre already long-established in the country, this complete and realistic guide is the essential resource to help you achieve success as a modern homesteader.

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