Encyclopedia Of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition

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Item#: 9781570618406
Author Emery, Carla
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From craft culture to survivalists, preppers, homesteaders, urban farmers, and everyone in between there is a desire for a simpler way of life—a healthier, greener, more self-sustaining and holistic approach to modern life.<
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>The knowledge you need to survive and thrive off the grid is at your fingertips inThe Encyclopedia of Country Living, the best-selling resource for the homesteading movement. With its origins in the back-to-the-land effort of the late 1960s, Carla Emery's landmark book has grown into a comprehensive guide to building your sustainable country escape haven, while lowering your carbon footprint in the process.<
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>The 40th anniversary edition offers up-to-date and detailed information on the fundamentals of topics like homegrown food; raising chickens, goats, and pigs; beekeeping; food preservation; mail-order supply sourcing; foraging; and much, much more (even how to deliver a baby)—everything you need to lead a self-sufficient lifestyle in the 21st century.<
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>Basic, thorough, and reliable, this book deserves a place in urban and rural homes alike.<
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>Table of Contents<
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>1 Oddments<
>2 Introduction to Plants<
>3 Grasses, Grains & Canes<
>4 Garden Vegetables<
>5 Herbs & Flavorings<
>6 Tree, Vine, Bush & Bramble<
>7 Food Preservation<
>8 Introduction to Animals<
>9 Poultry<
>10 Goats, Cows & Home Dairying<
>11 Bee, Rabbit, Sheep & Pig<
>12 Appendix