Little Homesteader Winter Treasury - Alder & Alouette

Little Homesteader Winter Treasury of Recipes, Crafts & Wisdom

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This charmingly illustrated seasonal treasury of nature-based crafts, baking recipes, and gardening projects for the winter celebrates the homesteading lifestyle with self-sufficient and eco-friendly fun for young children.

Locally printed on 100% recycled paper, Little Homesteader: A Winter Treasury of Recipes, Crafts and Wisdom offers:

  • Easy yet delicious winter recipes and treats that introduce young readers to local and seasonal eating. From berry cookies, to hot cocoa recipes to warm up after a winter walk, the easy-to-make recipes will inspire kids to get into the kitchen.
  • Suggestions for using up unloved parts of produce, such as carrot tops to make a kitchen windowsill garden, demonstrate a naturally zero-waste way of living.
  • Accessible and fun crafts, such as making salt-dough ornaments and foraged foliage wreaths, have instructions broken down into clear steps illustrated in AnneliesDraws' cute and wholesome style.
  • The seasonal gardening and growing projects, such as planting bare root berry bushes in the ground or in containers, can be done in a big back yard or on a balcony, making this eco-friendly activity book a fun resource, whether readers are based in town or country.

Woven alongside the cooking, crafting, and planting projects are little snippets of seasonal information and self-sufficient wisdom from homesteading teacher Angela Fanning of Axe and Root Homestead, with a focus on enjoying and celebrating the best of what the winter season has to offer.



  • Little Homesteader: A Winter Treasury of Recipes, Crafts and Wisdom ❄️ 
  • Written by Angela Ferraro-Fanning. 
  • Published by Ivy Kids, September 6, 2022
  • Ages 4 to 8 years
  • 0.34" H x 10.87" L x 9.54" W (0.93 lbs) 32 pages
  • Hardcover
  • Crafts, Recipes for Winter