In this 4th edition of Mother Earth News Modern Homesteading, we’ve included over 40 articles that will help you start homesteading or prove a useful tool for those who have already taken the plunge. Split into five sections that cover self-reliance, food and recipes, DIY, farm animals, and gardening techniques and methods, this special issue is filled with resources that will make life on the homestead a little simpler. Whether it’s building a solar cabin, brewing your own beer, keeping a family cow, or starting a food garden, there’s something in this guide for everyone to try.
Other articles include:
- Fresh Ways to Preserve Food – Pack your pantry with the help of this crop-by-crop guide to food storage.
- Build a Basement Root Cellar – Storing root crops in a passively cooled cellar is one of the most efficient ways to preserve food.
- Heat Your Water with the Sun – A solar water heater is a good choice for the planet and a smart decision for your wallet.
- Emergency Power Options – With the right generator, you’ll be prepared when storms or blackouts leave you without electricity.
- And more!