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Now, more than ever, people across the country are turning toward simpler, greener, and quieter ways of living. This book provides advice, tips, and step-by-step instructions for hundreds of projects, offering the entire family the tools they need to become more self-sufficient.
Learn how to plant a garden and harvest the produce; can fruits and vegetables; bake bread and cookies; design interactive and engaging "green" projects; make a food hydrator; raise rabbits and chickens; grow tomatoes inside; make soap and candles; create a scrapbook; build treehouses, furniture, and much more. Whether your goal is to live entirely off the grid or to shrink your carbon footprint, you will find this book a thorough resource and a great inspiration. Hardcover with many colorful illustrations.
A useful book for homesteading enthusiasts.
Number of Pages: 458
Vendor: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication Date: 2010
|Dimensions: 8.75 X 11 (inches)|
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Self-Sufficiency provides tips, advice, and detailed instructions on how to improve everyday life from an environmentally and organic perspective while keeping the focus on the family. Readers will learn how to plant a family garden and harvest the produce; can fruits and vegetables; bake bread and cookies; design interactive and engaging "green" projects; harness natural wind and solar energy to cook food and warm their homes; boil sap to make maple syrup; and build treehouses, furniture, and more. Also included are natural crafts readers can do with their kids, such as scrapbooking, making potato prints, dipping candles, and constructing seasonal decorations. Whether the goal is to live entirely off the grid or just to shrink their carbon footprints, families will find this book a thorough resource and a great inspiration.