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Heritage Resources

The Homesteading Life (H507)

The Homesteading Life (H507)

Regular price $55.95 CAD
Regular price Sale price $55.95 CAD
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Item Code: H507
Publisher: Queen Homeschool
Series: Discovering Nature and Science Series
Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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“The Homesteading Life” is the perfect year long course to introduce your upper elementary through high school students to all aspects of homesteading and self-sufficiency!  180 daily lessons cover the following material:

1. What is a Homestead?
2. Shelter – On Grid, Off Grid
3. Water – City Water, Wells, Springs, Catchment Systems
4. Power – Solar
5. Power – Wind
6. Power – Water
7. Heating/Cooling
8. Food – Perennial Vegetables
9. Food – Berries
10. Food – Fruit Trees
11. Food – Nut Trees
12.Food – Gardening – Acreage or In–Ground Gardening
13.Food – Gardening – Raised Beds/Container Gardening
14.Food – Gardening – Hugelkultur/Straw Bale Gardening
15. Food – Gardening – Hydroponics/Aquaponics/Aeroponics/Vertical Gardening
16. Food – Gardening – Soil/Composting/Companion Planting
17. Food – Gardening – Other Soil Amendments/Permaculture/Placement
18. Food – Gardening – Garden Pests
19. Food – Gardening – Cold Frames/Greenhouses/Organic vs. Conventional
20.Food – Animals – To Raise or Not to Raise – That is the Question!
21. Food – Animals – Poultry – Chickens, Guinea Hens, Turkey, Peacocks
22. Food – Animals – Poultry – Ducks, Geese/Butchering Poultry
23. Food – Animals – Meat Rabbits/Butchering/Recipes
24. Food – Animals – Goats/Sheep/Llamas/Alpacas – Meat/Dairy
25. Food – Animals – Pigs/Butchering
26. Food – Animals – Cattle – Meat & Butchering/Using Your Milk
27. Dealing With Predators – Alarm Animals/Working Dogs/Beekeeping
28. Dealing With Predators – Fencing/Deterrent/Trapping/Hunting
29. Preserving Your Bounty – Freezing
30. Preserving Your Bounty – Canning
31. Preserving Your Bounty – Dehydrating
32. Preserving Your Bounty – Freeze Drying/Smoking/Other Methods
33. Preserving Your Bounty – Root Cellar
34. Sharing Your Bounty for Profit/Sharing Your Bounty As a Blessing
35. Many Hands Make for Light Work/Projects/Using What You Have On Hand
36. Your Ideal Homestead/Amenities of Your Land/ Mixing Animals


Shipping & Returns

We ship using Expedited Parcel by Canada Post or via Courier which means you should get your parcel in 4-7 business days once shipped. If you would like your order sooner, please contact us for Xpress or Priority Post rates. 

If your order qualifies for free shipping and one or two books are backordered, we will hold your entire order until we can ship. If the wait is longer than several days, we will be sure to email you and notify you of total wait time. We can make arrangements for split shipping an order for a flat rate shipping charge if necessary.


Occasionally you will purchase something that turns out to be quite different from what you expected.

-Returns will be accepted on items listed in the catalogue with the exception of Alpha Omega and Bob Jones materials.
-All damages on items must be reported within 5 days of when you received that item.
-CDs/DVDs that have been opened are not eligible for returns.
-Any items that are specially ordered cannot be returned without prior approval. -Catalogue items must be returned within 30 days with a copy of the invoice and must be returned in new condition. Be sure to wrap and package the books well.

Full credit will be given (shipping and handling excluded) for books arriving in new condition. We reserve the right to apply a restocking fee on larger returns.

If you received free shipping on your order, and your return brings your order below our free shipping rate, the shipping cost will be deducted from your credit.

How to Order

Orders can be placed by adding products to your shopping cart and checking out. You can also order by phone, fax, email, or regular mail. If you are ordering online, your order will automatically be emailed to us once you check out. You will receive an email confirmation within two working days that your order is being processed. If you have any questions, use the message box that will be submitted with your order with any additional information/instructions.

To request a copy of our catalogue, please contact us.

Heritage Resources tries to keep a good level of inventory and should be able to send out your order quickly after it is received. If you are in a particular hurry, please let us know and we will inform you of any delays. 

Payment Information

Payment can be made online with Interac E-transfer, VISA, MasterCard, Debit (if picking up your order) cheque, or money order. Select ‘other’ at payment options for us to call you to arrange payment details if you prefer to not do that online.

Purchase Orders

Yes, we take Purchase Orders! Please indicate school you are billing to and the p.o. number if you have it. This can be done by going back to the shopping cart under additional notes on bottom left of the screen.


Because this is a family operated business, there are times when we need to be away to pick up product or for other reasons. We ask that you call ahead to make sure someone is home to assist you. We are often available during the evening and on Saturdays. We are closed on Sundays.

Regular instore hours are 9am - 4pm, Monday thru Friday.

Shipping and Handling Charges

Shipping and handling costs in Canada are based on the value of your order. Shipping costs to destinations outside Canada will be determined on an individual basis after an order is received.

Purchase Value(before tax) Shipping Cost
$0.00 - $140.00 $14.00
$140.01 - $200.00 $17.00
$200.01 - $300.00 $22.00
$300.01 - $450.00 $24.00
$450.01 - Free shipping
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