Self Sufficiency: A Guide to 21st Century Living (IMM Lifestyle Books) Grow Your Own Food, Forage, Keep Animals, Reduce Energy Consumption, & Settle on Your Dream Property with This Practical Handbook

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9781847738608: Self Sufficiency: A Guide to 21st Century Living (IMM Lifestyle Books) Grow Your Own Food, Forage, Keep Animals, Reduce Energy Consumption, & Settle on Your Dream Property with This Practical Handbook
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This useful book shows how anyone can turn to self-sufficiency by getting back in touch with traditional lifestyles!

  • Grow your own food with advice on gardens, rotation, and seasonality for fruits, vegetables, herbs, and more
  • Raise your own animals with animal husbandry advice for keeping chickens, sheep, alpacas, goats, bees, pigs, rabbits, and more
  • Reduce your energy consumption with advice for renewables like solar and wind, lighting, woodburning, insulation, and more
  • Forage your own food with instructions for berries, greens, nuts, the seashore, and more
  • Find your dream property with advice on land and housing options
  • Recipes and instructions for homemaking, such as spinning, weaving, and hand-sewing, making your own soap and candles, canning, and making your own butter, cheese, cider, jam, chutney, and more
  • Ideas for children such as a kid-friendly food garden, toys, an eco camp, and camp-fire cooking

Covering all aspects of leading a more self-sufficient lifestyle, from growing your own produce to building an energy efficient home, this book shows you how to embrace traditional skills for modern living, and bring charm and uniqueness to your home and life.

With expert advice on animal husbandry, energy efficiency, and useful crafts, Self-Sufficiency offers clear, practical guidance on beginning a more rewarding and fulfilling way of life in the modern world.

Whether you dream of living off-grid in the countryside or just want to make your urban plot more self-reliant, here you will find everything you need to know about getting back to nature and leading the good life!

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Covering all aspects of leading a more self-sufficient lifestyle, from growing your own produce to building an energy efficient home, this book shows you how to embrace traditional skills for modern living. With expert advice on animal husbandry, energy efficiency and useful crafts, Self-Sufficiency offers clear, practical guidance on beginning a more rewarding and fulfilling way of life in the modern world. Whether you dream of living off-grid in the countryside or just want to make your urban plot more self-reliant, here you will find everything you need to know about getting back to nature and leading the good life!

  • Energy-saving
  • Grow Your Own
  • Animals
  • Children
  • Homemaking
  • Recycling
  • Woodcraft

About the Author:

Alan and Gill Bridgewater have gained an international reputation as producers of gardening and DIY books on a range of subjects, including ponds and patios, stone and brickwork, decks and decking, and garden design. They have written a wide range of highly successful books and contributed to several international magazines. They live in Rye, East Sussex.

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