The Gaia Book of Self-Sufficiency
A practical guide for modern living
By Liz Wright
Features the latest advice on eco-builds and renovations, bee-keeping and growing your own vegetables. Includes contributions from experts in low-carbon lifestyles, animal husbandry and foraging. Features step-by-step full-colour photographs and artworks. Offers essential advice, whatever the level of self-sufficiency you would like to reach.
This invaluable reference book provides comprehensive guidance on how to live closer to nature. Whether you simply want to grow your own vegetables (there are details on how to grow over 100 vegetables, fruits and herbs) or intend to go the whole hog and relocate to the county, Self-Sufficiency will expertly guide you through every aspect of self-sufficiency for the 21st century. An up-to-date reference to the key concepts of self-sufficient living, including low-carbon energy and traditional skills such as preserving and dairying. The best advice on planning which food to grow and which animals to raise so that you can feed yourself throughout the year Suitable for both city-dwellers and smallholders. Real-life experiences that chart the highs and lows of living the self-sufficiency dreamWritten by an expert in the field, Self-Sufficiency is the perfect book for families and individuals who want to make the move towards a more gentle and sustainable way of living off the land.
Liz Wright is a self-sufficiency expert, writer and editor of Smallholder magazine with over 25 years experience. A committed green gardener and smallholder, she has kept bees, chickens, ducks, geese, goats, pigs, sheep and a cow.Location: Cambridgeshire, UK
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03 May 2010
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