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by Abigail R. Gehring
Editor Abigail R. Gehring

Skyhorse Publishing Inc. | October 7, 2014 | Paper over Board

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The companion to the bestsellerBack to Basicsfor country, urban, and suburban folks-now fully updated!

Who doesn't want to shrink their carbon footprint, save money, and eat homegrown food whenever possible? Even readers who are very muchonthe 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 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.

Format: Paper over Board

Dimensions: 464 pages, 11.3 × 8.8 × 1 in

Published: October 7, 2014

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1629143669

ISBN - 13: 9781629143668

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Homesteading: A Backyard Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your…

by Abigail R. Gehring
Editor Abigail R. Gehring

Format: Paper over Board

Dimensions: 464 pages, 11.3 × 8.8 × 1 in

Published: October 7, 2014

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1629143669

ISBN - 13: 9781629143668

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The companion to the bestsellerBack to Basicsfor country, urban, and suburban folks-now fully updated!

Who doesn't want to shrink their carbon footprint, save money, and eat homegrown food whenever possible? Even readers who are very muchonthe 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 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. Gehringis the editor ofBack to Basics, Homesteading, andSelf-Sufficiency, and author ofOdd JobsandDangerous 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.