Can you feel it? Spring is right around the corner! It seems difficult to fathom when you are knee-deep in snow but there is life brimming below the earth surface in anticipation of the warm breezes that will heading our way. Now is the best time to pick up some farm fresh books to read to help you plan your garden, get ideas for crafts, discover new recipes or even prepare to start beekeeping this Spring.
These are a few of my new favorite selections on my bookshelf, I hope they inspire you to think lovely thoughts of Spring and to pick up a new hobby or two!
Over 500 lovely suggestions for living life to the fullest. A fabulous way to begin your renewal in Spring.
Backyard Beekeeper makes the tradition of beekeeping an enjoyable and accessible backyard pastime that will appeal to gardeners, crafters, and cooks everywhere. The expanded edition gives you even more information on “greening” your beekeeping with sustainable practices, pesticide-resistant bees, and urban and suburban beekeeping.
Learn to use herbs effectively as an integral part of your daily self-care routine for treatment of diseases and improvement of well-being.
Buck, Buck, Moose is the first comprehensive, lushly photographed, full-color guide to working with and cooking all forms of venison, including deer, elk, moose, antelope and caribou.
Expert knitter Judith Durant, eliminates the mystery of cable patterns with detailed, in-depth instructions for creating 94 different styles of cable, from perfectly plain to fantastically fancy
With 45 ready-to-color pages include a mixture of intricately hand-lettered phrases and charming scenes of farm life and outdoor beauty — including chickens, honey bees on flowers, and barns. It’s a great pick for sustainable chicks who love the adult coloring book craze!
Discover new ways to serve ingredients you already have in your pantry, fridge or freezer.
Crocheting is our DIY passion this year and this book offers step-by-step instructions and symbol charts for 139 creative new border designs within reach for beginning and advanced crocheters alike. If you’re ready to chart your own crocheted course, Edie Eckman offers plenty of helpful design advice, including how to choose an appropriate border for each project and how to incorporate an element from the main stitch pattern into a new border design.
Want to learn more about gardening, preserving, and raising rock star chicks? Be sure to also check out my book, Getting Laid: Everything You Need to Know About Raising Chickens, Gardening and Preserving with Over 100 Recipes!
The first guide to timber framing written specifically for beginners.
Information about healing included highly targeted regimens of nutrition, supplements, and lifestyle adjustments, with fruits and vegetables playing a major role.
Chock full of traditional Southern favorites and updated delights.
Using sustainable methods and artisanal techniques, designer, artist, and professor Sasha Duerr details achievable ways to apply these limitless color possibilities to your home and wardrobe.
Natural hair care expert Christine Shahin shows you how to use nontoxic plant pigments — henna, indigo, amla, and cassia — to color your hair naturally, whatever your hair type or ethnicity.
Lighthearted yet authoritative, Spit That Out! cuts through the information overload, sorts cloth from disposable, and empowers readers to make simple but impactful changes.
60+ easy plant based recipes kids can make to stay healthy and save the world
Easily keep track of the work you’ve put into your homestead or small farm – or figure out the work you need to put into it – with the help of this convenient planner. Ideal for homesteaders and small farmers working anything from 2 to 40 acres.
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Do you have any new farm fresh books for Spring reading on your bookshelf? Please feel free to share and suggest!