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Best Self Sufficiency Books That You Need

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Self Sufficiency books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre (2010)

 Best Self Sufficiency Books That You NeedStart a mini farm on a quarter acre or less, provide 85 percent of the food for a family of four and earn an income. Mini Farming describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that will show you how to produce 85 percent of an average family’s food on just a quarter acre—and earn $10,000 in cash annually while spending less than half the time that an ordinary job would require.
Author(s): Brett L. Markham

Self Sufficiency for the 21st Century, Revised & Updated (2017)

 Best Self Sufficiency Books That You NeedWith step-by-step guidance and techniques, Self Sufficiency for the 21st Century teaches you how to reduce waste, use wind and solar energy to power your home, and grow your own food.
Author(s): Dick, James Strawbridge

Gene Logsdon’s Practical Skills: A Revival of Forgotten Crafts, Techniques, and Traditions (2017)

 Best Self Sufficiency Books That You NeedGene Logsdon has long served as a voice of grounded agricultural wisdom. His wry humor and keen insights have made him a favorite among homesteaders, gardeners, orchardists, and farmers.
Author(s): Gene Logsdon, Barbara Field

A Year Without the Grocery Store: A Step by Step Guide to Acquiring, Organizing, and Cooking Food Storage (2018)

 Best Self Sufficiency Books That You NeedDo you hate to grocery shop? Do you detest incessant menu planning, or do you spend more on your family’s food needs than you do on your mortgage? Feel as if you’re running to the grocery store before a storm or other potentially disruptive event because you need to stock up? Food storage is the answer to each of those problems.
Author(s): Karen Morris

40 Projects for Building Your Backyard Homestead: A Hands-on, Step-by-Step Sustainable-Living Guide (Creative Homeowner) Includes Fences, Coops, Sheds, Wind & Solar Power, Rooftop & Vertical Gardening (2013)

 Best Self Sufficiency Books That You NeedLearn all about how to build sheds, feeders, fences, and other backyard structures to enhance your sustainable living! A companion volume to Backyard Homesteading, 40 Projects for Building Your Backyard Homestead provides details on how to build more than 40 projects to enhance your sustainable living.
Author(s): David Toht, Gardening

The Mini Farming Bible: The Complete Guide to Self-Sufficiency on ¼ Acre (2014)

 Best Self Sufficiency Books That You NeedWhen Brett Markham published a small black and white handbook about how to run a successful mini farm—he never dreamed how popular the book would soon become. In 2010 Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
Author(s): Brett L. Markham

The Forgotten Skills of Self-Sufficiency Used by the Mormon Pioneers (2011)

 Best Self Sufficiency Books That You NeedMany people dream of becoming self-reliant during these times of fluctuating prices and uncertain job security. Using truly simple techniques, you can cultivate the pioneer’s independence to provide safety against lost wages, harsh weather, economic recession, and commercial contamination and shortages.
Author(s): Caleb Warnock

The Weekend Homesteader: A Twelve-Month Guide to Self-Sufficiency (2012)

 Best Self Sufficiency Books That You NeedThe Weekend Homesteader is organized by month—so whether it’s January or June you’ll find exciting, short projects that you can use to dip your toes into the vast ocean of homesteading without getting overwhelmed.
Author(s): Anna Hess

Food Storage for Self-Sufficiency and Survival: The Essential Guide for Family Preparedness (2014)

 Best Self Sufficiency Books That You NeedBe Well Prepared and Well Fed!With all the uncertainty in the world today, there is peace in preparing. In an emergency, you don’t want to depend on a grocery store or government agency to feed your family.
Author(s): Angela Paskett

Make Your Place: Affordable & Sustainable Nesting Skills (DIY) (2008)

 Best Self Sufficiency Books That You NeedRaleigh Briggs collects her zines, illustrations, and thoughts around what it is that makes a great DIY household—homemade cleaning solvents that aren’t made from poison, herbs that will heal you, and how to setup a great garden. These tips and tricks fill in the gaps for those of us longing to live this lifestyle but lacking the necesary know-how.
Author(s): Raleigh Briggs

Mini Farming Guide to Vegetable Gardening: Self-Sufficiency from Asparagus to Zucchini (Mini Farming Guides) (2012)

 Best Self Sufficiency Books That You NeedMake the most of your vegetable garden with Brett Markham, author Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on ¼ Acre. This comprehensive new handbook covers everything you need to know about maximizing and harvesting the best vegetables you can possibly produce.
Author(s): Brett L. Markham

Going Off the Grid: The How-To-Book of Simple Living and Happiness (2017)

 Best Self Sufficiency Books That You NeedIs city life fencing you in? Break free of the daily grind with off-the-grid solutions for a simpler, stress-free tomorrow. Are you overworked and overcrowded? Do you dream of dropping off the radar? Do you crave the peace of mind that only nature can provide?
Author(s): Gary Collins

The Mini Farming Guide to Composting: Self-Sufficiency from Your Kitchen to Your Backyard (2013)

 Best Self Sufficiency Books That You NeedMaximize your vegetable output! Increase your self-sufficiency! And be kind to the ecosystem! Brett L Markham, author of Mimi Farming: Self Suffering on 1/3 Acre, is here to help you get started in his new handbook that covers everything you need to know about composting.
Author(s): Brett L. Markham

Self-Sufficiency: Natural Home Remedies (IMM Lifestyle) Soothe Your Family’s Aches & Pains Naturally with Easy-to-Follow Recipes from Mother Nature Using Herbs, Essential Oils, & Common Ingredients (2015)

 Best Self Sufficiency Books That You NeedWhat could be more wonderful than being able to soothe your own and your family’s aches and pains naturally?In Self-Sufficiency: Natural Home Remedies, author Melissa Corkhill gives advice for treating common conditions and illnesses at home using remedies provided by Mother Nature.
Author(s): Melissa Corkhill

Best Self Sufficiency Books That You Need

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some self sufficiency books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The Self-sufficiency Bible

Author(s): Simon Dawson
ID: 2909524, Publisher: Watkins Media, Year: 2021, Size: 16 Mb, Format: epub

Self-sufficiency for the 21st century the complete guide to sustainable living today

Author(s): Dick Strawbridge; James Strawbridge
ID: 2858880, Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 74 Mb, Format: pdf

The New Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency ; The Classic Guide for Realists and Dreamers

Author(s): Jane Seymour
ID: 2517193, Publisher: Penguin Random House DK UK, Year: 2019, Size: 197 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly best-sellers according to USA Today, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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