Homesteading: A Back to Basics Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Ene by Abigail R. GehringHomesteading: A Back to Basics Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Ene by Abigail R. Gehring

Homesteading: A Back to Basics Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens…

EditorAbigail R. Gehring

Hardcover | October 14, 2009

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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 even the wilderness, there is plenty you can do to improve your life from a green perspective. Got sunlight? Start container gardening. With a few plants, fresh tomatoes, which then become canned tomato sauce, are a real option. 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 editor of Back to Basics, Homesteading, and Self-Sufficiency, and author of Odd Jobs and Dangerous Jobs. She’s practiced living self-sufficiently since her childhood in Vermont, being home-schooled, home-canning jams and jellies, and enjoying natural crafts. She lives in New York City and Windham, Vermont...

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Title:Homesteading: A Back to Basics Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens…Format:HardcoverDimensions:464 pages, 8.8 × 11.1 × 1 inPublished:October 14, 2009Publisher:Skyhorse Publishing Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1602397473

ISBN - 13:9781602397477

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