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Weekend Homesteader: November [Kindle Edition]

Anna Hess
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Twelve months to self-sufficiency!

This fully updated second edition of the popular Weekend Homesteader series includes exciting, short projects that you can use to dip your toes into the vast ocean of homesteading without getting overwhelmed. If you need to fit homesteading into a few hours each weekend and would like to have fun while doing it, these projects will be right up your alley, whether you live on a forty-acre farm, a postage-stamp lawn in suburbia, or a high rise.

The November volume includes the following projects:

* Rotate your garden vegetables
* Roast a chicken
* Store drinking water
* Diversify your income

The second edition has been revised and expanded to match the paperback, with extra photos and feedback from weekend homesteaders just like you, plus permaculture-related avenues for the more advanced homesteader to explore.


Product Details

  • File Size: 1120 KB
  • Print Length: 48 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Wetknee Books; Second edition (October 22, 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00609YAYC
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #277,182 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best of many; all in one place. November 1, 2011
By Brian
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This series continues to amaze and inspire.

Every edition is like a summary of many other books all in one place and for a fraction of the price!

The instructions are easy to follow and many of the authors personal experiences and tips are included to help you along the way. For example this month includes an excel spreadsheet of the author's garden notes for use as a template and an example of how to document vegetable locations for proper garden rotation.

The author also includes many great references in case one particular subject requires further research or piques your interest.

I'd recommend this e-book to anyone that gardens, cooks, or is looking to become more self sufficient.

I'm looking forward to future issues.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars weekend homesteader March 9, 2012
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A great value! A well-written and informative e-book with tips for both beginning and seasoned homesteaders. The section on garden-planning was very helpful and thorough. I'm looking forward to reading the rest in this series.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Where does the time go? October 28, 2011
Format:Kindle Edition
With the purchase of the November issue I am now officially three months behind in reading this excellent emag. I've been extremely pleased with all the previous issues I've bought and read, and no doubt I will find something in the September issue I wish I'd done in September. That said, these ideas are timeless and there will be another September, October, November, etc. next year. Hopefully there will be new issues, ideas and projects, as well!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I love it big time April 3, 2013
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I live Downunder and your November is our May, but when you work that out - everything else is a breeze.
So many nice reads, good advises all over the place and the price is, for delivered magazine, next to nothing.
Would love to read more from you guys, as we are now finishing the cycle of full year
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5.0 out of 5 stars Learned a lot. February 15, 2013
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I love all the Weekend Homesteader titles. She has great no-nonsense jobs to improve your farm and work toward self-sustainability on your weekend free time. Many of the articles made me look at things in a new way, and I've learned a lot from them!
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5.0 out of 5 stars fun January 28, 2013
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The newsletter was very well done and informative. I like the writers style and she presented lots of good info.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Useful useful useful! January 3, 2013
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Even if you are more the "One Season Gardener" than the Weekend Homesteader, there is still a TON of useful information in each volume of this super series. I enjoy each and every one, and have put more than one idea into practice! They even disabuse you of some notions that cause you to sell yourself short on your own abilities. A real must have for a homeowner.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very informative book! December 28, 2012
By BCrum
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I hadn't read any of the Weekend Homesteader series before and was pleasantly surprised. I appreciated the variety of topics and usefulness of information covered. Her writing is very to the point and simple. I am very interested in purchasing the other books in the series.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting
I have read several of Anna Hess
Articles and I enjoyed them all and they help a lot when I try to
Figure out why is next to learn about putting home grown food on the... Read more
Published 10 months ago by EDward E. Moore
4.0 out of 5 stars Weekend homesteader
This magazine was must for those new homesteads wanting to diversify their income. Loved the article about cooking chicken. Delicious!
Published 15 months ago by Carol
3.0 out of 5 stars Good read but I worry about miss-information.
I enjoy the Weekend Homesteader's voice as well the practical application they obviously show they have had in their homesteading journey. Read more
Published 19 months ago by Micki Cottam
5.0 out of 5 stars Great information
Like this book . Shares great info and encouragement.practical advise . Would recommend all of Ann,s articles . Good reading.
Published 21 months ago by P. Hataway
3.0 out of 5 stars It's okay
Nothing really special or that I have not already seen in other homesteading related books. I was looking for more, but its okay for the price.
Published 21 months ago by Sarah
5.0 out of 5 stars Will read again.
Solid info, broken down into easy to manage tasks.  if you interested in becoming more self reliant there are ideas contained within.
Published 23 months ago by Me
5.0 out of 5 stars The dream made practical
This excellent Kindle ebook is part of a series (one for each month of the year) that brings practicality to the dream of living the 'good life' on your own plot of land, far... Read more
Published 23 months ago by Lark Spring
5.0 out of 5 stars Cool Resource
The books in this series are a great way to start dabbling in homesteading. Great projects and simple instructions make these books a great read and a great source of inspiration.
Published on September 12, 2012 by Jan
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More About the Author

Anna Hess dreamed about moving back to the land ever since her parents dragged her off their family farm at the age of eight. She worked as a field biologist and nonprofit organizer before acquiring fifty-eight acres and a husband, then quit her job to homestead full time. She admits that real farm life involves a lot more hard work than her childhood memories entailed, but the reality is much more fulfilling and she loves pigging out on sun-warmed strawberries and experimenting with no-till gardening, mushroom propagation, and chicken pasturing.

She also enjoys writing about the adventures, both on her blog at WaldenEffect.org, and in her books. Her first paperback, The Weekend Homesteader, helped thousands of homesteaders-to-be find ways to fit their dreams into the hours leftover from a full-time job. The Naturally Bug-Free garden, which suggests permaculture techniques of controlling pest invertebrates in the vegetable garden, is due out in spring 2015 from Skyhorse Publishing. In addition, a heaping handful of ebooks serve a similar purpose.

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