Synopses & Reviews
Being a homesteader today may seem difficult; the world is full of so many gadgets and conveniences, many of which most of us consider necessary to live a full and happy life. In this collection, edited and arranged by Jay Cassell, youll see that going off the grid, adapting to your surroundings, and depending on yourself and your land is really not as challenging as one may think. With the information and tips you learn in this book, youll easily find success as a modern-day homesteader.
The essays featured in The Ultimate Guide to Self-Reliant Living were written by some of todays most respected outdoorsmen and outdoorswomen, nature enthusiasts, agricultural professionals, and successful homesteaders. Through the information on these pages, you will learn the best techniques and approaches concerning:
- Hunting, fishing, and trapping
- Growing and preparing your own food
- Animal husbandry
- Living off the grid
- Building barns and outbuildings
- Green living
- Country skills
- Alternative energy, such as solar panels and windmills
- Primitive survival skills, such as making fires and finding shelter
Learn what it takes to go off the grid and become entirely self-reliant.
About the Author
Jay Cassell, editorial director at Skyhorse Publishing and the editor of this compendium, has hunted all over North America. He has written for Field & Stream, Sports Afield, Outdoor Life, Petersen’s Hunting, Time, and many other publications, and has published eight books. He lives in Katonah, New York.