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So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader? - All the Dirt on Living the Good Life - cover

So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader? - All the Dirt on Living the Good Life

Kirsten Lie-Nielsen

Publisher: New Society Publishers

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Learn the realities and the joys of rural living in this guide to a self-sufficient life  With homesteading gaining popularity across the country, many people are interested in going country  This book will help you determine if you're ready for homesteading, and if you are, it can show you how to make the best life out of country living  Explores not only satisfaction of country life but also the hardships of a life away from modern conveniences Covers how to find the right property, getting to know the neighbors, how to farm on a budget, and examines how social media and the internet have affected rural life  Kirsten is the author of  The Modern Homesteaders Guide to Keeping Gees  e, released Fall 2017  With the purchase of a run-down 93-acre farm with no running water or electricity, the author has firsthand experience with the trials and tribulation of modern homesteading  The author writes regularly for MotherEarthNews.com, HobbyFarm.com, and  Grit Magazine  After starting a hobby homestead, her endeavors quickly grew to encompass geese, goats, chickens, bees, ducks, and extensive vegetable and herb gardens  Intended audience  : people living in urban and suburban settings who have fantasized about a country life, people who have recently moved to a more rural lifestyle.

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