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Modern Homesteading: Get Back to the Land, Wherever You Live

The editors at Living the Country Life magazine have collected this guide to rediscovering the crucial skills to truly go from farm to table. Whether you live in the country or just want to reconnect with nature in your own backyard, Modern Homesteading provides guidance to build a chicken coop, raise and care for chicks, and produce farm-fresh eggs for the breakfast table; grow your own fruits, vegetables, grains, and herbs for a healthy and delicious bounty; preserve and can your favorite fruits and vegetables to enjoy their flavors throughout the year; customize your garden for a harmonious mix of plants that yield what you need, when you need it. You can use these tools to become more self-sufficient whether you live in the city or the country.