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So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader?

So You Want to Be a Modern Homesteader?

All the Dirt on Living the Good Life

The “look before you leap” guide to the joys and pitfalls of the rural good life.

Dreams of self-sufficiency, independence, and tranquility continue to pull in a new generation of modern homesteaders. While growing your own food and being in …

The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution

The Organic No-Till Farming Revolution

High-Production Methods for Small-Scale Farmers

Learn how to use natural no-till systems to increase profitability, efficiency, carbon sequestration, and soil health on your small farm. 

Farming without tilling has long been a goal of agriculture, yet tilling remains one of the most dominant …

A Tiny Home to Call Your Own

A Tiny Home to Call Your Own

Living Well in Just-Right Houses

Unfetter and unclutter your life by learning how and why to transition to a tiny home 

Do you feel as though you’re living in an expensive and ill-fitting home filled with too much stuff? Do you have too much space filled with too many things, …

Essential Rainwater Harvesting

Essential Rainwater Harvesting

A Guide to Home-Scale System Design

Design a rainwater harvesting system for any home in any climate.

Water is a crucial resource increasingly under stress. Yet rainfall, even in arid climates, can make up a sizable portion of any home, acreage, or farm’s water requirements if …

Essential Composting Toilets

Essential Composting Toilets

A Guide to Options, Design, Installation, and Use

From wastestream to mainstream, a practical guide to composting toilet systems.

Composting toilets are a key feature for local resilience, money saving, water conservation, resource recovery, septic system replacement, and an improved bathroom …

Essential Rammed Earth Construction

Essential Rammed Earth Construction

The Complete Step-by-Step Guide

Everything you need to know to build with rammed earth in warm and cold climates.
Rammed earth – sand, gravel, and clay or lime/cement binder packed into forms – is a low-energy, high-performance building method, yielding beautiful, sustainable …