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As the backyard chicken movement continues to grow, GRIT magazine is pleased to bring readers the fifth edition of GritGuide to Backyard Chickens. With 100 pages filled with all things chickens, this …
As the backyard chicken movement continues to grow, GRIT magazine is pleased to bring readers the fifth edition of Grit Guide to Backyard Chickens. With 100 pages filled with all things chickens, this special guide covers everything you need to know about raising and keeping chickens, whether you live on a 100-acre farm or in a city suburb. There are more than 57 keys to having a healthy, productive flock that you can benefit from - via eggs and meat! - and enjoy.
Nearly 20 articles fill this glossy-paged resource, and they are penned by the top experts in the poultry industry. Whether you are just starting your chicken-raising adventure or are a seasoned chicken farmer, you will find something in this guide worth crowing about, whether it be a tip to keep predators away or instructions on building the perfect chicken tractor. Every reader can find something to benefit from here.
Read proven advice on chicken breed selection, heritage breeds and modern hybrids. Discover how to use your flock to turn over your garden soil and keep pests away. Learn how to build a weatherproof, pest-proof chicken feeder that discourages mold and mice. Facts about other poultry are also covered, with nine facts you didn't know about the humble turkey and how to add waterfowl to your backyard flock.
Also included are delicious recipes that you can enjoy (and know that most or all of the ingredients came from you own backyard). They include Cheesy Egg Casserole, Vanilla Pound Cake, Moroccan Chicken With Eggplant-Zucchini Ragout, Lancaster Country Casserole, and much more.
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In this newest addition to the Barnyard Series, you'll discover information on making raised garden beds; building a chicken tractor; constructing your own workbench; and much more. The Guide to Homestead DIY Projects contains easy, do-it-yourself projects ranging from homemade tomato cages and chicken feeders, to plans for building a garden shed or root cellar.
Whether you want to improve your garden, care for your livestock, or just kick your feet up, this guide covers it all. Learn how to build a better trellis, a hay feeder for smaller livestock, or a porch swing using recycled wood pallets.
In this guide you'll discover information on managing your forest, how to choose a woodstove, making money from your wooded acres, and much more. The Complete Guide to the Woodlot explores ways to get…
In this guide you'll discover information on managing your forest, how to choose a woodstove, making money from your wooded acres, and much more. The Complete Guide to the Woodlot explores ways to get the most out of your woods, from the science of stacking firewood and choosing the best wood for burning to picking the best chainsaw and selling timber from your land.
Whether you want to heat your home with wood, grill with wood chunks, or pick the perfect log splitter, this guide covers it all. Learn how to build a kitchen island, make your own wooden shakes, or maintain your property with a chipper-shredder.
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Mother Earth News has published thousands of articles about earth-sheltered homes, cheap solar power, organic gardening techniques, raising chickens, beekeeping, do-it-yourself project, recipes, and s…
Mother Earth News has published thousands of articles about earth-sheltered homes, cheap solar power, organic gardening techniques, raising chickens, beekeeping, do-it-yourself project, recipes, and so much more. With this great set you can have access to all the articles Mother Earth News has published, including online content! Plus, five impressive guides that feature some of the best articles on growing and preserving food, managing your woodlot, do-it-yourself projects, and living on less.
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Mother Earth News Archive 1970-2013: Classic USB Drive
More than 10,000 articles available on one easy to use searchable format. The Classic Edition provides a browser-based interface for accessing the archive on your desktop computer or laptop. You can do advanced searches and view content from the entire 44-year archive, all at once.
Mother Earth News Guide to Growing Your Own Food, 6th Edition
The sixth edition of the Guide to Growing Your Own Food has tips and advice for organic pest control, container gardening, storing produce, shade-grown vegetables and much more.
Mother Earth News Guide to Living on Less, 5th Edition
This guide is filled with expert advice, tips and instructions for a sustainable life. From saving money on groceries to easy projects for instant energy savings, the ideas in this guide let you enjoy the luxury of living on less.
Mother Earth News How to Grow and Preserve Your Own Food, 5th Edition
Filled with helpful tips, step-by-step instructions, beautiful photographs and more, this guide contains hundreds of great ways to achieve food security for you and your family.
Grit Guide to Homestead DIY Projects
Whether you want to improve your garden, care for you livestock, or just kick your feet up, this guide cover it all. This guide is filled with articles on easy, do-it-yourself projects ranging from homemade tomato cages and chicken feeders, to plans for building a garden shed or root cellar.
Grit Complete Guide to the Woodlot
In this guide you’ll discover information on managing your forest, how to choose a woodstove, making money from your wooded acres, and much more.
Mother Earth News Archive 1970-2013: Multiplatform USB Drive
The Multiplatform USB Flash Drive contains more than 10,000 articles and web posts, published from 1970-2013, in an all new format that can be viewed on your PC, Mac, iPad, smartphone, Kindle and more. The Multiplatform Edition contains files for each year of the magazine in a format that can be transferred for viewing and searching on multiple devices. The content can only be viewed and searched year by year.
Bread. It’s everywhere. It can take up almost an entire aisle in the grocery store. It’s used as a delicious appetizer at some restaurants with butter and oil. It’s a staple at almost every family gathering, from holidays to Sunday dinners. Bread. It’s eaten all over the world. The 2014 Grit Guide to Homemade Bread features some of the best recipes for homemade bread; from sourdough to gluten-free, from flatbreads to pizza dough, this 100-page guide has them all.
More than 20 of the best homemade bread articles from Grit make up this colorful, glossy-paged guide. There are 118 delicious recipes inside, with more than 57 keys to successful bread making; this guide will help the most inexperienced cook make a perfect, golden-brown loaf of bread right in her very own kitchen.
Turn your dreams of country living into a reality! The Mother Earth NewsGuide to Self-Reliance and Country Skills, 4th Edition is 100 pages of beneficial articles that will assist anyone wanting to li…
Turn your dreams of country living into a reality! The Mother Earth News Guide to Self-Reliance and Country Skills, 4th Edition is 100 pages of beneficial articles that will assist anyone wanting to live a more self-sufficient life. Nothing compares to the feeling of enjoying a meal that was raised and grown on your own land … no matter if it’s just the delicious preserves from your garden or the entire feast. There are also great articles on solar heating and other energy savings tips that will save you hundreds on your energy bills.
Several articles in this special issue provide useful and helpful tips on how to plan and maintain a successful self-sufficient homestead, from picking the perfect property to caring for the garden and livestock.
You asked for it so here you go! The Grit Magazine archive is now available in searchable form — no clunky DVD to contend with either. We have just completed compiling nearly 10 years of Grit, bringing you all the best information to help you get the most out of living out where the pavement ends, and utilizing your backyard in town — delivered on a flash drive that plugs into the USB port on your favorite device. Questions about backyard chickens? No problem, use our search function to bring up all of Grit's relevant content! Whether cooking, crafting, woodworking, small-scale farming, gardening, livestock, pets or canning and freezing are on your mind, we have you well covered!
As publishers, it’s our privilege to bring you content designed to help you get the most out of your lifestyle. By bringing together a diverse collection of articles and illustrations, we get the chance to share our vast archives with you, and to celebrate the work that you, our treasured readers, have enabled us to accomplish over the years.
Today, as we forge ahead into a new and uncharted media landscape, we continue to invest in ways to deliver the most relevant and valuable content in the most efficient and innovative formats. This digital archive contains more than 2,800 articles formatted for optimal viewing on computers. From articles on growing the best heirloom tomatoes and which types of chickens you should raise, to stories that will help you choose the right machinery the first time, help with maintenance and show you how to choose and build fencing and so much more—you’ll find it all here! In addition to the ability to search the entire archive or browse by each month and year, the interface contains enhanced search features.
We hope this digital archive provides you with endless hours of inspiring and practical advice as we continue our journey together.
The secret – how enjoyable and rewarding owning and maintaining a backyard hive is – is out! Not only are the benefits of owning your own hive (or hives!) numerous, this hobby that will benefit your f…
The secret – how enjoyable and rewarding owning and maintaining a backyard hive is – is out! Not only are the benefits of owning your own hive (or hives!) numerous, this hobby that will benefit your family, your land and the environment. More backyard beehives are popping up all over the country. Whether you are a seasoned beekeeper or on still on the fence about taking the leap and starting your own hive, the 5th edition of GRIT’s Guide to Backyard Bees and Honey is an excellent source to help you get started!
This 100-page guide is filled with some of the best articles published in GRIT magazine, covering almost everything you need to know about starting, maintaining and benefiting from owning your own beehive … everything from buying and installing your first package of bees into the new hive to cooking with the delicious honey they produce. Several articles cover step-by-step instructions on how to build your own beehive. Other articles cover how important bees and other pollinators are to the land. Plus, are you brave enough to take the “Name that Bee” quiz and identify more than 10 different species of bees?
You don’t need acres of land to raise and maintain a healthy flock of chickens. All you need is your own backyard! The sixth edition of the GritGuide to Backyard Chickens contains more than 51 keys to…
You don’t need acres of land to raise and maintain a healthy flock of chickens. All you need is your own backyard! The sixth edition of the Grit Guide to Backyard Chickens contains more than 51 keys to keeping a healthy, productive flock, plus do-it-yourself housing plans, tips for caring for chickens in the winter, instructions for protecting your flock from predators and disease, and much more.
Filled with articles covering a wide variety of topics to help get a backyard chicken flock started, this 100-page guide includes helpful tips and advice on maintaining your cluckers. Read how to raise your chickens for meat, from pasture to freezer. Discover which heritage breed chickens are best for laying eggs. Have more chicken meat and eggs than you know what to do with? Try new recipes that turn your excess into delicious dishes. Learn do-it-yourself projects on how to build your own chicken tractor and chicken plucker.
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