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:
Shaye Elliott is the founder of the blog, The Elliott Homestead. She is a beekeeper, avid gardener, and spends much of her summer preserving a variety of foods for the winter larder. The Elliott Homestead currently reaches over 100,000 unique visitors each month, averaging around 300,000 page views per month. Shaye lives with her family in the Pacific Northwest.