Resources related to rural life and homesteading


Fukuoka, Massanobu. One Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming. No-till pioneer.

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 Available through NB Public library system.

Seymour, John.The Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It: The Complete Back-to-Basics Guide. 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 Available through NB Public library system.


Grafting - Whip and Tongue Bench Grafting (for beginners). SSE Heritage Farm.

Chicken butchering (with minimal equipment). Justin Rhodes.

Passive Solar Green Home in Falmouth Maine (with no furnace). Kaplan Architecture.


Farming in the Maritimes Facebook Group -

Self-Sufficiency in the Maritimes Facebook Group -

Local Resources

Workshops - Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA)