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Homesteading - (Back to Basics Guides) 2nd Edition by Abigail Gehring (Hardcover)

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Dimensions (Overall): 11.0 Inches (H) x 8.5 Inches (W) x 1.1 Inches (D)
Weight: 3.55 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 464
Genre: House + Home
Sub-Genre: Sustainable Living
Series Title: Back to Basics Guides
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Hardcover
Author: Abigail Gehring
Language: English
Street Date: October 7, 2014
TCIN: 16164139
UPC: 9781629143668
Item Number (DPCI): 247-10-4967
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported


Book Synopsis

Whether you want to live off the grid as part of the modern back to nature movement, or simply learn new skills that will make your home more comfortable and your garden grow, this companion to the bestseller Back to Basics, is for you!

Who doesn'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. It's written with country lovers in mind--even those who currently live in the city.

Whether you live in the city, the suburbs, or in the wide-open spaces, there is plenty you can do to improve your life from a green perspective:

  • 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 needs--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.
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