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Publisher's Summary

Make your home self-sufficient, live off your land and save a lot of money by becoming a backyard homesteader.

Have you always wondered about the phenomena of sustainable living?

Would you like to transform your home into a self-sufficient, eco-friendly paradise?

Do you want to grow your own organic food, raise healthy livestock, or use renewable energy sources?

Backyard Homesteading covers tons of different projects and activities, from producing organic products such as food and wine to building furniture, and using solar power as an energy source. When homesteading, you are basically trying to produce everything you can usually get in stores and shops. The main goal of this way of living is not only to nurture our mother nature but also to save money and become financially independent in the long term.

This audiobook is a great way to start transforming your home and life. Here, you’ll find everything you need to know about backyard homesteading, and how you can do it even if you live in a city, and have little or no space for agriculture.

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • What is backyard homesteading, what it entails and how to become a homesteader
  • How to start this project the right way, by following important homesteading principles
  • How to homestead if you live in the city or own a very small backyard
  • Techniques for gardening and producing fruits and vegetables
  • And much more!

Just imagine what amount of money you would save every month if you didn’t have to buy your food, wines or pay your energy bills!

Join thousands of people living a healthy, eco-friendly, fulfilling life!

©2020 Martin Travis (P)2020 Martin Travis

What listeners say about The Backyard Homestead: Garden, Orchard, Mini Farming, Equipment Shed and More

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poorly written

this book is so poorly written it makes it difficult for the narrator to sound natural. there are so many other good books on the topic, don't waste your time with this one

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frequently repeats entire sections

Entire sections are regularly repeated back-to-back. Long lists break the flow of information and advice, leaving the listener what the takeaway of another list should have been. An incredibly long and legalese introduction keeps the listener from beginning the book immediately. Overall, not a particularly useful source of information, and I would not recommend adding this to your library.

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Great for beginners!!!

If homesteading is new to you - then this is a great read! If you are living a semi-homestead life already then a lot of the info will be review to you. But the author goes into good detail on a number of topics. Thanks for a good resource!

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This audible will help to give a good direction.

This book is AMAZING it has everything in it !! There is so much information, good information, helpful information. Buy this book if you want to start living off of your yard. It even tells you how to make beer and wine out of the stuff you grow. Best book I have read in a really long time.

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This book is both helpful and informative

This book is both helpful and informative, yet easy to listen. The content is well divided so that can go straight to what interests you.

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lovely book

This book is AMAZING it has everything in it !! There is so much information, good information, helpful information. Buy this book if you want to start living off of your yard. It even tells you how to make beer and wine out of the stuff you grow. Best book I have read in a really long time.

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useful

This book takes an intimidating (large) subject and makes it seem achievable and fun. The organization of the book is logical. The drawings are excellent and very helpful.

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perfect story

Easy and Fun to listen-Lots of good ideas -Outlines how a beginner can get into Urban Homesteading without getting overwhelmed

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good story

This is the best book to start with. Gives you great perspective and lots of info. Must have on your bookshelf

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helpful book

This book is both helpful and informative, yet easy to listen. The content is well divided so that can go straight to what interests you.

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  • 03-24-20

so nice

It's a wonderful book and a valuable resource. It will stay on my "main shelf" of books for quick reference throughout the years.

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  • 03-24-20

so nice

The book has sections for birds, goats, bees, you name it. I enjoyed this book so much that I had to also buy The Backyard Guide to Farm Animals as a companion book. Well written and very informative.

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  • Timothy Torres
  • 03-24-20

nice book

This book takes an intimidating (large) subject and makes it seem achievable and fun. The organization of the book is logical. The drawings are excellent and very helpful.

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  • Delores Huff
  • 03-24-20

This book is both helpful and informative

The book will help the listener make important decisions and consider factors they may not have otherwise known about, until it was too late. I would recommend this book as a great place to start...and let it inspire you.

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  • Darrin Clayton
  • 03-24-20

Favorite book

This book is both helpful and informative, yet easy to listen. The content is well divided so that can go straight to what interests you.

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  • 03-21-20

nice information

This book is AMAZING it has everything in it !! There is so much information, good information, helpful information. Buy this book if you want to start living off of your yard. It even tells you how to make beer and wine out of the stuff you grow. Best book I have read in a really long time.

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  • 03-21-20

This is the best book to start with

Easy and Fun to listen-Lots of good ideas -Outlines how a beginner can get into Urban Homesteading without getting overwhelmed

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  • 03-14-20

Very informative

I really like this book and would give it five stars, yet the information is so comprehensive that you can become an expert in all trades and perhaps a master of none. With that said, this is a GREAT resource for people who want a glimpse of what they could do in the yard: from city to rural, large to small. I found it very inspiring, and from this starting point you could find more technical and detailed information on the topics that interest you most.

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  • Owen Ballhatchet
  • 03-14-20

Fantastic helpful book

This book is easy to read and contains easy step-by-step project with pictures as well as written directions. The variety of projects goes from very easy to more difficult.

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  • 03-14-20

This Book is great for the beginner

This Book is great for the beginner homesteader some descriptions will get you on your way. Good book for a novice

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  • 10-26-21

Not worth it

I couldn't get past the first 10 minutes, it bathers on about legal and legislative information dry enough to put anyone to sleep. Have that at the end, not the start. It's not relevant to anyone but Americans.