Resources related to rural life and homesteading

Books

Fukuoka, Massanobu. One Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming. No-till pioneer. https://www.amazon.ca/One-Straw-Revolution-Introduction-Natural-Farming/dp/1590173139

Available through NB Public library system.

Rombauer, Irma S. The Joy of Cooking. This recipe has all of the staples you will ever need. There is a 2019 updated version, a Kindle version and spiral bound copies for sale through Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Joy-Cooking-Irma-S-Rombauer-ebook/dp/B00AK78VTA. Available through NB Public library system.

Seymour, John.The Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It: The Complete Back-to-Basics Guide. https://www.penguinrandomhouse.ca/books/356889/the-self-sufficient-life-and-how-to-live-it-by-john-seymour/9781465477354. Available through NB Public library system.

Callahan, Tim and Snell, Clarke. Building Green, New Edition: A Complete How-To Guide to Alternative Building Methods Earth Plaster, Straw Bale, Cordwood, Cob, Living Roofs https://www.amazon.ca/Building-Green-New-How-Alternative/dp/1600595340. Available through NB Public library system.

Videos

Grafting - Whip and Tongue Bench Grafting (for beginners). SSE Heritage Farm. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMKBhIdE4SI

Chicken butchering (with minimal equipment). Justin Rhodes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byCK8RnGzz4

Passive Solar Green Home in Falmouth Maine (with no furnace). Kaplan Architecture.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFmXsv1LFoo

Blogs

Farming in the Maritimes Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/342555082447509/

Self-Sufficiency in the Maritimes Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1598162823761175/

Local Resources

Workshops - Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) https://www.mofga.org/Calendar