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5 Acres & A Dream The Book by Leigh Tate

 
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5 Acres & A Dream The Book is the first in Leigh Tate’s 5 Acres & A Dream homesteading series. It begins with the years leading up to the Tates' 2009 purchase of a 1920s farmhouse on five acres in the foothills of Southern Appalachia. This first book in the series shares how they defined their dream, developed property hunting criteria, faced setbacks, and finally found the right place. It describes how they set and prioritized their goals and mapped out a plan. It shares the difficulties and obstacles they faced, and what they’ve learned about energy, water, and food self-sufficiency for both themselves and their livestock.

Chapters
Ch. 1    The Dream
Ch. 2    Defining Our Goals
Ch. 3    Setting Priorities
Ch. 4    Developing A Master Plan
Ch. 5    The Establishment Phase
Ch. 6    Food Self-Sufficiency: Feeding Ourselves
Ch. 7    Food Self-Sufficiency: Feeding Our Animals
Ch. 8    Energy Self-Sufficiency
Ch. 9    Water Self-Sufficiency
Ch. 10  Obstacles
Ch. 11  Difficult Things
Ch. 12  Work Smarter Not Harder
Ch. 13  Where Do We Go From Here?
Conclusion: Doing What We Ought

Also Included
Homestead Recipes
Resources
Calculating Protein With The Pearson Square
Homegrown Vitamins and Minerals For Goats
142 photos, 14 charts and diagrams

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This Permies exclusive edition is a PDF eBook.
For where to find the paperback edition, click here.

Book 2 in the series is also available: 5 Acres & A Dream The Sequel

$9.95

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How cool! It looks like a great read.
 
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Sounds like an awesome read, but when I click the link, it tells me it can't display the file because it's somehow invalid. Any idea if it's my phone (android) or a problem in the link maybe?
 
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Talmarie Halliwill wrote:Sounds like an awesome read, but when I click the link, it tells me it can't display the file because it's somehow invalid. Any idea if it's my phone (android) or a problem in the link maybe?



It might be an issue with the internet browser you are using on your phone. I often have this issue when using mobile Firefox.
 
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Talmarie Halliwill wrote:Sounds like an awesome read, but when I click the link, it tells me it can't display the file because it's somehow invalid. Any idea if it's my phone (android) or a problem in the link maybe?


Talmarie, I'm sorry you're having problems. I'm going to suggest that you start by reading this thread -> How to access Digital Market Goodies and Gift Codes. There's help there for folks on mobile.

If you still have trouble, you can post in this thread -> Issues with Goodies, Candy or other digital content. That thread is monitored closely by people who can help resolve issues. It's a private thread for Kickstarter supporters, so you should have access to it.
 
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All set now! Thank you!
 
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This sounds wonderful.

Hard copy lover here.  Is there a paper back version?
 
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Lorinne Anderson wrote:This sounds wonderful.

Hard copy lover here.  Is there a paper back version?


Lorinne, I'm with you on hard copies of books.

You can find a list of places to purchase a paperback copy on my book website, here - http://kikobian.com/5acres.html

If you scroll down, you'll see a column on the left that links to a number of places to find it in paperback.
 
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