A Homestead Library (Collaboration) 2018

A Homestead Library (Collaboration) 2018

A collaboration of homesteading and gardening channels sharing some of the books that they have found most helpful. Channels will be adding their videos to the playlist throughout the day. Click SHOW MORE for more details, resources and info.
RHS Vegetable & Fruit Gardening book (affiliate link) https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1405394420?ie=UTF8&tag=holdi-21&camp=1634&linkCode=xm2&creativeASIN=1405394420

Backyard Ducks and Geese (affiliate link) https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1847971326?ie=UTF8&tag=holdi-21&camp=1634&linkCode=xm2&creativeASIN=1847971326

Farmhouse Kitchen (affiliate link) https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/0091076412?ie=UTF8&tag=holdi-21&camp=1634&linkCode=xm2&creativeASIN=0091076412

The collab playlist it https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLa6906pLM92nu59mDR8Iuls86nYlnwqR-

Below is a list of channels taking part in this collaboration.

Liz Zorab – Byther Farm https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe0Ha5QljsCV5UqIkobBrcQ

Erica’s Little Welsh Garden https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj7fnLTV5-t5SFKhsm8CBfw

MichiganSnowPony https://www.youtube.com/user/Michigansnowpony

HuwsNursery https://www.youtube.com/user/HuwsNursery

UK Here We Grow https://www.youtube.com/user/knightreplica

Rain Country https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6LntleHjrsHuh4QJmiVjNw

Brimwood Farm https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZYY-xDLEzQg8XjsedypRvA

Roots And Refuge https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTZN3HhejW1tOiRdLGUCGGA

Two Family Homestead https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1JhWUvQlBEK5N5Kj5yn4EQ

Guildbrook Farm https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCloswWQLpsnzCy-KrJ6CfPw

Gold Shaw Farm https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjl3zDun9SazYI0UWWu6_1A

Whistle Thicket

Crazy Dazes https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEdGFbO34_TILUgbFgx_hJQ

Daybird Aviaries https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjvNI6u49znBMQO63D7VH-g

Little Mountain Ranch https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYZEJOUt5edEhxmM0gEZqQg

Not A Farm Girl https://www.youtube.com/user/notafarmgirl

Willow Creek Homestead https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0pDpfSY9Efh69gTu2Wdm-A

Cog Hill Farm https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfhCBX-PIg7H92L1Kz33q7Q

Wholesome Roots https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRFL-VU0wM9JZDCulQPDp4g

You can support this channel on Patreon at https://patreon.com/LizZorab
by using an affiliate link when you shop.
UK Amazon https://www.amazon.co.uk/?ie=UTF8&lin…
USA Amazon https://www.amazon.com/b?_encoding=UTF8&tag=bytherfarm-20&linkCode=ur2&linkId=994253abed100f401475890e758dd8eb&camp=1789&creative=9325&node=1055398
Germany Amazon https://www.amazon.de/?&_encoding=UTF8&tag=bytherfarm-21

About Us.
I share our organic homestead, called Byther Farm, with my loving partner, Mr J and our cat, Monty.
We are a fifty-something couple who live on a smallholding in Monmouthshire, Wales. We are going green and creating a gentler, cleaner and more healthy life for our family.
There is a large organic kitchen garden with no dig gardening raised beds and young food forest in which to grown our fruit and vegetables.
I’m currently exploring permaculture farming as a way of life.
We keep hybrid chickens and also have breeding flocks of Jersey Giants and Australorp chickens and Aylesbury ducks.

‘Breathe’ by Kafkadiva. https://www.kafkadiva.com
Other music by www.EpidemicSound.com Many videos feature music by Nicolai Heidlas, https://www.hooksounds.com/author/nicolai-hs


  1. garden boots on November 25, 2021 at 12:10 pm

    Revisiting this video collaboration. Watched it in 2018. Still relevant & inspiring πŸ™‚
    Thank you!

  2. Gail C. Goodwin on November 25, 2021 at 12:13 pm

    Nice video 🍁

  3. Cog Hill Family Farm on November 25, 2021 at 12:14 pm

    Thank you so much for asking us to be a part of this great collab!!-Jason πŸ™‚

  4. Beecozz7 on November 25, 2021 at 12:15 pm

    Thank you, this is a great idea!

  5. Stephanie Fultz on November 25, 2021 at 12:17 pm

    What a great video!! I’m going to check out books. Thanks again. Have a Blessed day

  6. Petals on the Paving Slabs on November 25, 2021 at 12:18 pm

    Thank you Liz – I’ve spent a wonderful few hours tonight watching all these top 3 homesteading books collaborations. I’ve come across some very interesting looking books Ive never heard of and my amazon wishlist is now quite long! Thanks very much Liz, great series of videos here.

  7. Amber Jones on November 25, 2021 at 12:20 pm



  8. Liz Zorab - Byther Farm on November 25, 2021 at 12:23 pm

    I hope you enjoy this collaboration. Affiliate links to the books mentioned are in the information section of this video and also most of the creators in this collab have added links to their book selections in the info sections of their videos!

  9. sweetirisfarm on November 25, 2021 at 12:24 pm

    *Is it too late to join the colab? I LOVE my farm books!*

  10. Practical Modern Homestead on November 25, 2021 at 12:24 pm

    I bought the Farmhouse Kitchen upon your suggestion. We love it and refer to it often!

  11. Milomia on November 25, 2021 at 12:24 pm

    Really great information…thanks! (I saw the PINK FLOYD book on the shelf and thought maybe you play really good music in your garden to keep the ducks etc happy!)

  12. Sarah Augustine on November 25, 2021 at 12:26 pm

    Just had to pop back in after viewing all of the collaboration participants and I must say it was a fantastic journey. Thank you so much for organizing this super share. Best wishes Liz Zorab.

  13. Stringfield Ridge Farm on November 25, 2021 at 12:26 pm

    I just had to get in on this Collaboration because I love books and love to read and I have an all time favorite reference book that I use on my homestead. I love it so much that I bought all five of my daughters one. Thanks for the idea.

  14. The African Homestead on November 25, 2021 at 12:28 pm

    Liz, thank you so much for putting together this collaboration! I’ve watched 4-5 videos so far, and not a single title has been repeated. I’ve already added 7 new books to my Amazon Wishlist! 😁

  15. paula arthur on November 25, 2021 at 12:28 pm

    Hi Liz, I’ve just begun to watch a couple of the videos, I am enjoying them and think you had a wonderful idea. Thank you!

  16. Amber Jones on November 25, 2021 at 12:29 pm

    What did the librarian say to the kid?


  17. Kathphlox on November 25, 2021 at 12:29 pm

    Thanks Liz, you are amaziing

  18. Missouri Zone 5 on November 25, 2021 at 12:33 pm

    Liz, what a great gift!! Thank you

  19. 50 shades of green on November 25, 2021 at 12:34 pm

    awesome collection of books to look and get advice and information from Liz !! πŸ“šπŸ‘πŸŽ₯πŸ‘βœ

  20. Forgotten Way Farms on November 25, 2021 at 12:36 pm

    I have hundreds of homesteading books it would be so hard to choose!! πŸ™‚

  21. sue mcfarlane on November 25, 2021 at 12:37 pm

    I had a landlord who was a wool grower in Australia and on his fiftieth birthday his family got him diseases in sheep he claimed it was the worst gift ever as he found himself standing in rage paddock watch for symptoms of different problems rather than waiting for s animal to have a problem and then going to the book it gave him a lot of sleepless nights

  22. Joy Louise on November 25, 2021 at 12:37 pm

    Great idea! Will check out the collabs.

  23. Two Family Homestead on November 25, 2021 at 12:37 pm

    Liz – thank you for the honor of doing a collaboration with you πŸ™‚

  24. Sue Gregory on November 25, 2021 at 12:38 pm

    Thanks Liz. I ordered Farmhouse Kitchen πŸ™‚

  25. JM at The Nuthouse on November 25, 2021 at 12:40 pm

    Great suggestions. It neat to see the difference between the different authors and choices in various locations in the world. Thank you Liz!

  26. Haywire Homestead on November 25, 2021 at 12:40 pm

    I am really enjoying this collaboration I already have several books in my Amazon cart to expand my library.

  27. garyb on November 25, 2021 at 12:42 pm

    Thanks for starting this. It reminded me to purchase " Back to Basics" classic book by Readers Digest after several persons recommended it. I just received the used copy that I purchased. It has exceeded the expectations. It’s a classic. Great idea on this collaboration.

  28. Renee P on November 25, 2021 at 12:43 pm

    Great idea Liz. I’m really enjoying seeing all the different books that inspire you all. Blessings….

  29. Dan 821 on November 25, 2021 at 12:44 pm

    I love this idea to share the hardcopy book selections that everyone uses!
    New sub! Thank you!!

  30. The Citystead on November 25, 2021 at 12:44 pm

    What a great collaboration. Looks like I will be adding some books to my small homesteading book collection. Thank you!

  31. Rain Country on November 25, 2021 at 12:47 pm

    Yet again, you really did a fantastic job putting this together and love the participation you got from it πŸ˜€

  32. Cecily Zorab on November 25, 2021 at 12:48 pm

    I was literally sat here thinking I’m sure mums copy of that book was falling apart! And then you said it! It makes me feel all giddy and at home when I see elements of my childhood in your videos!
    What a fabulous idea for a colab!

  33. Willia Goodall on November 25, 2021 at 12:50 pm

    I plan to listen to all of the different people in your collaboration,interesting subject. You look very nice today.

  34. Lost in Somerset on November 25, 2021 at 12:52 pm

    Thanks Liz, very interesting, I too have squash lined bookshelves. my go-to of the moment is Charles Dowding and Steph Hafferty’s book ‘ no dig organic home and garden’ , also Alys Fowler’s books.

  35. Diana Nore on November 25, 2021 at 12:53 pm

    Nice meeting you…from Alaska. I am a sub of several in the collab you started. I subbed so will get to know you!

  36. Joan McH on November 25, 2021 at 12:53 pm

    ooooh Liz, I’m sold on the Farmhouse Kitchen. Ebay here I come πŸƒπŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸƒπŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸƒπŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ“š

  37. glenda brekke on November 25, 2021 at 12:54 pm

    oh please add prepsteadder bob he is a great resource of books

  38. Tony Matthews on November 25, 2021 at 12:55 pm

    Great idea for a video.

  39. Empty Nester Homestead on November 25, 2021 at 12:56 pm

    Great collaboration! seen them all I think. a lot of very good book idea. thank you for sharing. Have a good day

  40. Let's Go Ketogenic on November 25, 2021 at 12:57 pm

    Awesome video! Great recommendations. There is an Australian book called Backyard Chickens which is a funny look at keeping chickens. It essentially says that we make keeping chooks harder than it needs to be. I was planning my coop until Mr Fox started visiting and standing on my back fence like a cat! I didn’t realize how agile foxes were… I’d assumed they would dig under, not that they could climb over so easily!!

  41. Almost Homestead on November 25, 2021 at 12:57 pm

    Nicely done. I think we might pick up a copy of Farmhouse Kitchen. Thanks!

  42. Cassie Oz on November 25, 2021 at 12:57 pm

    You’re looking pretty flash today Liz πŸ˜‰. For anyone interested in land/pasture management, I’d also recomment Introduction to Permaculture by Mollison and Holmgren, and Holistic management by Alan Savory

  43. Anna williams on November 25, 2021 at 1:02 pm

    What a great video. I love my big garden book. XX πŸ“šπŸ“šπŸ“šπŸ“šπŸ“’πŸ“’

  44. FiveTopsFarm on November 25, 2021 at 1:02 pm

    Great collaboration! Love seeing what everyone else is reading/using.

  45. Grace Homestead Farm on November 25, 2021 at 1:03 pm

    I absolutely LOVE this collaboration!! I have a collection of books and love learning of new books I can add to my collection!! :D. It has been hard to find a good duck book! Happy Homesteading!! ~Shaina~

  46. Midsouth Homestead on November 25, 2021 at 1:03 pm

    Lovely library Liz. I love your choices. I would like to join in too when I have time. Thanks for your video. Rhonda

  47. Simplify Gardening on November 25, 2021 at 1:05 pm

    Great looking books there Liz, Especially the cookbook Great video πŸ™‚

  48. Gigi on November 25, 2021 at 1:06 pm

    I keep meaning to buy the RHS book you showed. There are so many British gardening books on my wish list that I dont buy any lately because i cant decide which one first. This is helpful with that. πŸ™‚

  49. Joe B on November 25, 2021 at 1:08 pm

    Awesome resource! Thank you so much for pulling it all together for us!

  50. Willow Creek Family Homestead on November 25, 2021 at 1:09 pm

    Thanks Liz! Great video ours is up!

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