organic, better-tasting food all the time. The solution is as close as
your own backyard. Grow the vegetables and fruits your family loves;
keep bees; raise chickens, goats, or even a cow. The Backyard Homestead
shows you how it's done. And when the harvest is in, you'll learn how
to cook, preserve, cure, brew, or pickle the fruits of your labor.
a quarter of an acre, you can harvest 1,400 eggs, 50 pounds of wheat,
60 pounds of fruit, 2,000 pounds of vegetables, 280 pounds of pork, 75
pounds of nuts.