Untrained Housewife was started to celebrate the journey to knowledge and self-sufficiency. The thing is – it’s not an easy journey. I’ve grown so much the past few years and we’ve added a lot of milestones in our path to increased self-sufficiency. And we’ve had a few set backs as well. Milks Goats and Meat […]
This summer was brutal. Heat and drought combined like a one-two punch in what seemed like a cruel and final knock- out blow to many. Mind you, all was not a loss. The country folk are long-thinking…one season, one year is not the end-all and be-all when your family is on the land for a […]
John Seymour shares decades of experience with readers in this impressive guide to living a more frugal, and self-sufficient lifestyle. This updated version from the 1976 edition includes more information than ever, as well as discussing modern equipment and information relevant for today’s homesteaders. Is it the “complete back-to-basics guide” it claims to be?