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We are an urban homestead based on natural, holistic and sustainable principles. Our livestock includes chickens & honey bees and we cultivate fruits, vegetables and kitchen herbs.

Essential Read – “The Backyard Homestead”

This book edited by Carleen Madigan is the best read so far for the Homesteading subject of our story. It has all of our interests we have committed to and then some. It’s organized with straight forward writing style has lots of images and diagrams (Architect types like me love that) and is very down to earth and manageable for our understanding of farming principals.


Read this for inspiration, knowledge and understanding of Homesteading goals – We are !

5 comments on “Essential Read – “The Backyard Homestead”

  1. sawebb1481
    December 1, 2013

    This is by far the easiest book I have ever read to explain everything you need to know about living off the land. I bought this book over three years ago and it provides knowledge and inspiration! I recommend this to everyone I know and I’m so glad to see other people recommend it as well!
    Namaste ~Alice

  2. cecilia
    December 10, 2013

    I must find one .. I love this kind of thing too and wonderful to see your new blog! c

    • sam3abq
      December 10, 2013

      Thanks a lot! It’s in baby-step mode around here. We have FB page too if you’re interested.

  3. Shirley
    May 22, 2014

    Found you on Facebook ~
    I really admire what you’re doing and want to know more! Good for you, going for it!!

    • sam3abq
      May 22, 2014

      Thank you Shirley 🙂
      Glad you see us on FB – really need to get the blog updated (new to the world of blog).


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