Natural Living Resources

Here are some of my favorite natural living resources that have helped me along on my journey to a more self- sufficient, nature connected life. You’ll find books on gardening, herbalism, self-sufficiency, nature, and old-fashioned skills.

Please note that some of these are affiliate links, which means that if you end up buying something from them after clicking the link, I get a small percentage at no extra cost to you.

Gardening & Growing

Square foot Gardening by  Mel Bartholomew 

Gaia’s Garden by Toby Hemenway

The Regenerative Grower’s Guide to Garden Amendments by Nigel Palmer

The Vegetable Gardener’s Bible by Edward C. Smith

The Modern Homestead Garden by Gary Pilarchik

Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook


Northeast Foraging by Leda Meredith

The Forager’s Harvest by Samuel Thayer

Backyard Foraging by Ellen Zachos

Herbalism & Natural Body Care

The Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine by Andrew Chevallier 

Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health by Rosemary Gladstar

Medicinal Herbs by Rosemary Gladstar

The Big Book of Homemade Products by Jan Berry

Botanical Skin Care by Herbal Academy

Master Recipes From The Herbal Apothecary by JJ Pursell

Cooking, Canning, & Preserving

The Prairie Homestead Cookbook by Jill Winger

The Complete Cast-Iron Cookbook

Complete Book of Home Preserving

Preserving by the Pint by Marisa McClellan

Wild Cocktails by Lottie Muir

USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning

Fermenting & Country Winemaking

Traditionally Fermented Foods by Shannon Stronger

Wildcrafted Fermentation by Pascal Baudar

The Art of Fermentation by Sandor Ellix Katz

101 Recipes for Making Wild Wines at Home by John Peragine

Drink the Harvest by Nan K. Chase & DeNeice C. Guest

Making Wild Wines and Meads by Pattie Vargas & Rich Gulling

Freebies & Digital Downloads

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Free Download – Large Apothecary Labels


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Free Download – Small Apothecary Labels


natural living resources

Free Download – Victory Garden Leaders Handbook

resource library

Free Download  -5 Herbal Preparations Cheat Sheets

foraging guide

Free Download –  106 Page Foraging Compainion Home Guide

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Free Download – 20 Page Nature Journal Printable

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Free Download  – 72 Pages of Vintage Druggist Labels

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