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Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: Howell Book House
|Publication Date: 2012|
The Good Living Guide to Country Skills: Wisdom for Growing Your Own Food, Raising Animals, Country Crafts, and MoreAbigail R. GehringGood Books / 2016 / Hardcover$9.49 Retail:
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Many people are cutting back on consumerism and trying to simplify their lives, realizing that the "new way" isn't necessarily the best way. The sustainable living movement goes beyond a desire to protect the environment and practice green living; it's about rediscovering simple survival skills that, in an earlier time, were known and practiced by almost everyone.
The New American Homestead gives you a wealth of information about homesteadinga lifestyle of simple, agrarian self-sufficiencyfrom raising chickens, bees, and other animals to gardening in earth-friendly ways to canning, preserving, home brewing, and cheese making. The book does not assume that you have a sizable parcel of land in the country; author John Tullock's techniques can be put to use in virtually any space, even a small urban plot.
- The book appeals to anyone who has a yard, courtyard, deck, or porch with room for gardening; wants to spend less money maintaining a household; and desires to reduce his or her carbon footprint through sustainable living
- The author emphasizes cultivating foods of all kinds in spaces of one-third of an acre or less, with consideration given to costs, family needs, available space, and the pleasures of the table
- Includes advice for achieving sustainability in other aspects of urban/suburban life
Whether you're dwelling in the country, suburbs, or the city, The New American Homestead shows you how to live a more sustainable life.