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Homesteading: A Backyard Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal Med

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The companion to the bestseller Back to Basics for country, urban, and suburban folksand#151;now fully updated!

Who doesnand#8217;t want to shrink their carbon footprint, save money, and eat homegrown food whenever possible? Even readers who are very much on the grid will embrace this large, fully illustrated guide on the basics of living the good, clean life. Itand#8217;s written with country lovers in mindand#151;even those who currently live in the city.

Whether you live in the city, the suburbs, or even the wilderness, there is plenty you can do to improve your life from a green perspective. Got sunlight? Start container gardening. With a few plants, fresh tomato sauce is a real option with your own homegrown fresh tomatoes. Reduce electricity use by eating dinner by candlelight (using homemade candles, of course). Learn to use rainwater to augment water supplies. Make your own soap and hand lotion. Consider keeping chickens for the eggs. From what to eat to supporting sustainable restaurants to avoiding dry cleaning, this book offers information on anything a homesteader needsand#151;and more.

About the Author

Abigail R. Gehring is the author of more than a dozen books, including The Homesteading Handbook and The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Living. She lives in New York City and Windham, Vermont.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781629143668
Author:
Gehring, Abigail R.
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Publication Date:
20141031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color photos throughout
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

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