Resources

The following books and resource links will enhance your ability to become independent and self-sufficient.

 

 

Farm tools and supplies

 

The Encyclopedia of Country Living: The Original Manual for Living off the Land & Doing It Yourself

 

Cheese molds and cultures

 

Lehman’s Hardware  (butter churns, grain mills, canning supplies, cider presses, woodstoves, hand well pumps, and tools)

 

Grow lights for starting garden seedlings indoors

 

Home brewing supplies: brewngrow.com

 

The Chicken Health Handbook

 

Nourishing Traditions cookbook

 

All-Clad Stainless Steel Stockpot, 24 quart


How to Brew: Everything You Need To Know To Brew Beer Right The First Time

The New Organic Grower: A Master’s Manual of Tools and Techniques for the Home Garden

Grow it!: The beginner’s complete in-harmony-with-nature small farm guide; from vegetable and grain growing to livestock care

 

The Pruning Book

 

Hands-On Agronomy (improving your garden soil)

 

Wine making supplies


Northern Winework : Growing Grapes and Making Wine in Cold Climates

 

The Grape Grower: A Guide to Organic Viticulture

 

The Rodale Book of Composting: Easy Methods for Every Gardener

 

The Ultimate Southern Living Cookbook

 

Butchering, Processing and Preservation of Meat: A Manual for the Home and Farm

 

Stocking Up / Preserving Guide (canning and freezing)

 

Masonry Simplified book

 

Cement & How To Use It

 

Building with Stone

Edible Wild Plants: A North American Field Guide to Over 200 Natural Foods

Fruits and Berries for the Home Garden

Deerskins into Buckskins: How to Tan deer hides

 

Potting Soil 12 Quart Bag

 

Husqvarna 460 Gas Powered Chain Saw

 

Lye for making Soap

 

Want to become a Certified Organic farmer?   mosesorganic.org

 

Work from home online to keep income high and expenses low

 

sanitizer for cheese making, home brewing, and more