Deborah Niemann

Deborah Niemann

Deborah Niemann and her family moved to the country in 2002 to start producing their own food organically, including their own goat cheese. Before she knew what happened, 2 milk goats turned into 20, and a desire to make a simple chèvre launched a whole new career helping people raise their goats. Deborah is the author of Homegrown and Handmade, Ecothrifty, and Raising Goats Naturally. She teaches online courses on raising goats and chickens at the University of Massachusetts and contributes to magazines such as Hobby Farms, GRIT, Mother Earth News, Chickens, and Urban Farm. Deborah maintains a homesteading blog from her farm in Cornell, Illinois. thriftyhomesteader.com

Author's Titles

Goats Giving Birth

Goats Giving Birth

What to Expect during Kidding Season

There is nothing about goat care that creates more anticipation, excitement, frustration, and fear than birthing goats. What can you expect with a …

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Raising Goats Naturally, 2nd Edition

Raising Goats Naturally, 2nd Edition

The Complete Guide to Milk, Meat, and More

Produce your own milk, cheese, meat, fiber, fertilizer, and more

Incorporating dairy goats into a diversified homestead can be the key to greater …

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Homegrown & Handmade - 2nd Edition

Homegrown & Handmade - 2nd Edition

A Practical Guide to More Self-reliant Living

Food recalls, dubious health claims, scary and shocking ingredients in health and beauty products. Our increasingly industrialized supply system is …

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Ecothrifty (EPUB)

Ecothrifty (EPUB)

Cheaper, Greener Choices for a Happier, Healthier Life

Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without - our grandmothers knew the importance of responsible, thrifty choices. But somewhere along the way …

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Ecothrifty (PDF)

Ecothrifty (PDF)

Cheaper, Greener Choices for a Happier, Healthier Life

Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without - our grandmothers knew the importance of responsible, thrifty choices. But somewhere along the way …

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