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
Generating your own energy
Building a smokehouse
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.