This can be the year you master new homesteading skills! Just follow this series of DIY articles from our new book, 52 Homestead Skills: A Self-Taught Homesteader’s One-Year Journey to Learning a Skill a Week.
Every month, we’ll release a different chapter from this engaging book by aspiring homesteader Kimberlee Bastien. The chapters will appear in a variety of exciting platforms, including issues of Mother Earth News and sister titles Grit, Capper’s Farmer, Heirloom Gardener, and Mother Earth Living.
Links to the latest releases will be posted here every month, so keep checking back to join Kimberlee and her family on their journey.
Author Kimberlee Bastien will be appearing at every Mother Earth News Fair in 2019:
Belton, Texas – Feb. 16-17
Asheville, North Carolina – April 27-28
Frederick, Maryland – June 1-2
Albany, Oregon – Aug. 3-4
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania – Sept. 13-15
Topeka, Kansas – Oct. 19-20
Check out Kimberlee’s Mother Earth News Fair page to make plans to visit an event near you. Besides meeting Kimberlee, you’ll get access to experts’ money-saving hacks, health-boosting remedies, and hands-on workshops.
Here’s the list of content from 52 Homestead Skills that we’ll be sharing with you throughout the year. When a chapter has been released, its title will be clickable.
We hope you enjoy this year-long series, and embark on your own homesteading journey.
Beginner Bar Soap in the Mother Earth News Simple Living & Country Skills newsletter
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Beekeeping Basics + DIY Hive to be announced
Whipped Dish Soap Recipe
How to Save Seeds
Make Honey Hand Salve in the Mother Earth Living Weekly newsletter
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Tractor Basics appearing on Mother Earth News & Friends YouTube channel
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Homemade Cough Drop Recipe in the Mother Earth Living September/October 2019 issue
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Gluten-Free Sourdough Bread Recipe appearing in a newsletter to be announced
30-Minute Mozzarella Cheese in the Grit Weekly newsletter
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