Welcome to the Farm: How-to Wisdom from The Elliott Homestead

December 26, 2019 - Comment

A fresh, new guide to the backyard lifestyle The homesteading movement is continuing to grow, as more people are stepping up to have a hand in where their food comes from. Whether you want to dabble or immerse yourself completely in the do-it-yourself, back-to-basics lifestyle, Welcome to the Farm is a comprehensive, fully illustrated guide

A fresh, new guide to the backyard lifestyle

The homesteading movement is continuing to grow, as more people are stepping up to have a hand in where their food comes from. Whether you want to dabble or immerse yourself completely in the do-it-yourself, back-to-basics lifestyle, Welcome to the Farm is a comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to growing the very best food right in your own backyard. Shaye Elliott takes readers on a journey that teaches them how to harvest baskets full of organic produce, milk a dairy cow (and make butter), plant a homestead orchard, can jams and jellies, and even raise chickens and bees. From her experience running The Elliott Homestead, Shaye provides all the how-to wisdom you need to know about:
The benefits of a home gardenThe basics of seed startingBuilding your own greenhouseWhat belongs in the winter gardenCanning, freezing, and dehydrating techniques and recipesThe pros and cons of caged vs. free-range chickensKeeping a dairy cow and what to do with all the milkRaising animals for meatMaking your own cider and wineAnd so much more!
Welcome to the Farm is aimed to serve homesteaders and urban-farmers alike, guiding them through the beginning stages of small-area farming and utilizing whatever amount of space they have available for optimal and delicious food production.

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Anonymous says:

Response to other review I’m writing this review in response of someone else’s review, because they took Mrs. Elliot’s word out of context and skewed them to make her sound dumb. Let me start off by saying that I’m not biased to Shaye’s blog because I just heard of her through this book on Amazon. I didn’t see her blog until after I ordered the book. I still have not finished the book but I have arrived at the Dairy chapter and read the portion the other reviewer was referring to. The other reviewer quoted “some…

Anonymous says:

Look no further for your homesteading bible! My husband and I have followed Shaye Elliott’s blog for several years as we dreamed of owning our own little piece of land, and since we were finally able to buy it last year. I was so excited to buy this book, and it’s just beautiful and so practical. Full disclosure, I haven’t finished it yet. But that’s just because I’m soaking in the details – and there are a lot of them. The gardening section alone has provided me with a bunch of tips I didn’t know about, and I know we’ll continue to…

Anonymous says:

A Must Have How to Guide on Homesteading! Welcome to the Farm is certainly the comprehensive guide on homesteading that I’ve been waiting for. There is nothing better than hands-on experience with pictures to guide you through the how to’s of homesteading, gardening, dairy, making your own greenhouse and so much more. As an avid reader of Shaye’s blog, this guide was something I longed for her to create. Welcome to the Farm is a fresh, well written, and well put together look into homesteading and all of its realities. The instructions…

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