Whether you and your family are planning to take the big plunge and live off the grid, or you just want to make the best use of your backyard, here is practical advice and hands-on projects for the self-sufficient family that wants to go back to basics.
In an increasingly digital world, families are looking for ways to deepen their connection to one another and to the land. Family Homesteading is a guide to a simpler life, one that integrates children into the daily work of creating a sustainable homestead. From gardening and cooking, to herbalism and natural crafts, Family Homesteading shares stories and hands-on projects that will deepen relationships and build self-sufficiency skills.
Teri Page, author of the popular Homestead Honey blog, moved with her husband across country with young children to build their off-the-grid homestead on raw land. Together, they garden, forage, preserve foods, raise chickens, homeschool, and so much more. Perfect for homeschooling families or anyone working with or raising kids, readers will learn how to involve children in dozens of homesteading projects. Learn how to:
- Forage for wild foods
- Stock an herbal medicine cabinet
- Craft beeswax candles
- Make yogurt
- Grow veggies from table scraps
- Raise chickens
- Tie basic knots
- And so much more!