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The Backyard Homestead

This is one of the best books out there for beginners. Although it doesn’t go into great depth, it does give you a solid overview of what you can reasonably do on anywhere from one-tenth of an acre to a half acre, and more. It covers gardening from vegetables, fruits, herbs and grains; livestock; beekeeping and more. There are easy to follow how-to’s and recipes for most categories. This is one any homesteader would want in their personal library.

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Julie Murphree is a blogger, newspaper columnist, and speaker on all things ‘Living a Simple Life on the Farm’. She is the author of \\\'The Farm Wife – Living a Simple Life on the Farm. She and her husband have 60 acres in NW Louisiana where they actively work on living as sustainable as possible.

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