Kirkus Reviews, April 15, 2011
A basic guide to greener living filled with easy-to-follow instructions that can be implemented in any size home.
Wall Street Journal, 5/7/11
“It’s a cheerfully designed guide... The technologies that the book touts are delightfully retro (nothing says low-tech like cheesecloth) and are rendered in appropriate folk-art scribbles. In its mix of breezy, cartoon-illustrated directions for activities that we, as a society, have generally forgotten how to do, it is a sort of "Dangerous Book for Boys" for grown-ups.”
“…concise and readable guide to getting the most green out of small spaces.”
The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio), May 8, 2011 Sunday
“Meyer offers a return-to-the-land manifesto for the urban and suburban crowd.”
The Denver Post, 5/13/11
"Self-sufficiency beckons. Whether you've caught the urban-homesteading bug, support the local-foods movement or simply want some fresh ideas for doing more with less, Scott Meyer's new book, "The City Homesteader" can help. The author was on staff at Organic Gardening magazine for more than two decades and has compiled an easy-to-follow guide to everything from starting seeds to foraging in the wild."
BookPage, June 2011
“…sensible and simple instructions for a wide range of skills…. Author Scott Meyer…presents options for any level of experience and commitment.”
I cannot say anymore that what has already been posted about this book. It is truly a must-have for anyone considering homesteading, or even just wanting to grow a few veggies. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Vinnie's Mommy
Great info, practical and DIY projects. Touches a lot of topics with great ideas for making do in small spaces.Published 22 months ago by Susan E. Rager
This is a good introduction to the concept of being self sufficient no matter where you live. It does not go into enough detail that you could go forth and conquer, but does give... Read morePublished on September 4, 2012 by Carolyn