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The Country Living Handbook: A Back-To-Basics Guide to Living Off the Land


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Packed with step-by-step instructions, useful tips, time-honored wisdom, and both illustrations and photographs, this compact guide has everything you need to dive into a more self-sufficient life. From canning and preserving to keeping chickens, fermenting vegetables to soap-making, Gehring covers all the basics in this easy-to-read, approachable collection. Topics covered include:

Generating your own energy

Herbal medicine


Maple sugaring

Farm mechanics

Building a smokehouse

Dyeing wool


Disaster Preparedness

And more!

Whether you own one hundred acres or rent a studio apartment in the city, this book has plenty of ideas to inspire you. Learn how to build a log cabin or how to craft handmade paper; find out how to install a solar panel on your roof or brew your own tea from dried herbs; Cure a ham, bake a loaf of bread, or brew your own beer. This book has something for everyone.

About the Author

Abigail R. Gehring is the author or editor of more than a dozen books on country living skills, cooking, and baking, including Back to Basics and The Homesteading Handbook. She lives in New York, NY, United States.

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Gehring, Abigail R.
Skyhorse Publishing
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The Handbook Series
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250 color photos
10 x 7 in

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