Heirloom Skills: A Complete Guide to Modern Homesteading (Hardcover)

Heirloom Skills: A Complete Guide to Modern Homesteading By Anders Rydell, Alva Herdevall Cover Image
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100 ways to embrace the simple life, with step-by-step instructions for keeping chickens, growing vegetables, making beer and wine, arranging flowers, soap making, and more! This is a home-management book for the twenty-first century. Alva Herdevall and Anders Rydell combine traditional methods with modern ideas to show that a higher degree of self-sufficiency is possible for everyone. You will learn the secrets of beekeeping, how to grow your own cut flowers, and how to bake a perfect loaf of sourdough. Discover how easy it is to churn butter, make your own yogurt, and raise chickens for meat and eggs. Turn rhubarb stalks into refreshing summer wine, perfect your compost pile, and make decadent and nontoxic skin creams.
  • Keep chickens
  • Grow and arrange flowers
  • Raise bees
  • Make soap
  • Grow fresh veggies
  • Can and ferment your produce
  • Make sourdough bread
  • And more!
Complete with gorgeous photos throughout, this book is sure to inspire you or the homesteader in your life to expand your repertoire of heirloom skills.  

About the Author

Alva Herdevall is an urban designer. Together with Anders, she runs Krusenbergsodlarna, which sells home-grown flowers, honey, and vegetables. Anders Rydell is a writer, journalist, and editor-in-chief of the Swedish magazine Författaren. Anders' books have been published in over 30 countries.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781510775701
ISBN-10: 1510775706
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication Date: November 21st, 2023
Pages: 336
Language: English