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Mother Earth News has compiled their 2016 premium issues into one great set – more than 300 pages of expertly written articles on self-sufficient living and modern homesteading. There are more than 47 building plans and how-to tips for your property, plus tips for living a self-sufficient life your way on your land. With beautiful color photos, helpful diagrams, recipes, step-by-step do-it-yourself projects and much more, this amazing set will guide you to the homestead of your dreams.

Learn how to build a portable chicken coop, greenhouse, garden beds, and more. Discover how to preserve your garden bounty with a solar food dehydrator, churn sweet homemade butter, harvest tomatoes earlier in the season, and more. Read how you can use water-wise gardening techniques, make hay the old-fashioned way, transform cooking oil into biodiesel, start your own home-based business, and more. A variety of recipes are included, such as easy one-pot meals, no-knead bread, homemade mayo, sourdough bread, and so much more.
Other articles include:

  • The Most Important Self-Reliance Skill Ever – Put into practice these six habits to master the true make-or-break homesteading skill: getting the right work done, the right way.
  • Build This Cozy Cabin – Anyone with basic carpentry skills can construct this classic one-room cabin for just about $6,000.
  • Make Your Own Shampoo, Deodorant, and Toothpaste – Whip up these three recipes to save money and avoid the potentially dangerous ingredient hidden in many commercial products.
  • Root Cellar Plans – Turn a never-used concrete septic tank into an old-fashioned root cellar to store your potatoes, winter squash, and so much more.
  • Grow and Make Your Own Simple Medicine – Tend a medicinal herb garden for ready access to a multitude of safe, healing remedies.
  • Homestead Helpers: Sheep, Cattle, Pigs, and Poultry – Livestock aren’t just useful for meat and eggs. They can mow lawns, work garden soil, dig stumps, and more!

Category: Special Issues

Pages: 336

Format: Paperback

Weight: 1.94

Item Number: 8059

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