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Self-Sufficiency Handbook

Worried about ever-rising fuel bills and longing for the day when you
can be off-grid and independent? Anxious about the quality of the food
you eat and planning to go organic? Yearning to get back to the way it
was but don't know where to start? This book will show you how to
achieve the eco-friendly good life. The authors cover the ecological
gamut from geothermal heating to crop rotation to soap making. They
answer important questions like how much land is really needed to be
self-sufficient, whether or not to depend entirely on natural forms of
energy, and which farm animals will best meet your needs. There’s
practical information here on building an insulated flue pipe chimney,
identifying edible wild plants, and composting with worms—as well as
recipes for jams, rhubarb wine, cheeses, and more. Packed with
full-color photographs, helpful illustrations, and diagrams,
Self-Sufficiency Handbook will appeal to urban dwellers who want to
adopt certain aspects of greener living and to serious adherents of
back-to-basics living.

Inside Self-Sufficiency Handbook

Inspirational yet practical introduction to a greener way of living.

Essential reading for anyone considering a shift to a more
self-sufficient lifestyle, no matter how small the change.

Emphasis is on the positive aspects of self-sufficiency, such as cutting
living costs and eating well.

Covers everything from fitting a wind turbine to making honey from your
own beehives.

Step-by-step instructions on keeping animals, growing organic food, and
preserving your own produce.

Guidelines for creating a self-sufficient home and eco-friendly home

""This book shows that self-sufficiency is not only better for the
planet - it's cheaper and more rewarding!""—Green Rewards/Sustainability
Advisory Panel.

Your complete guide to a self-sufficient home, garden and kitchen. Understand the positive aspects of self-sufficiency, including;
  • adopting an environmentally friendly lifestyle
  • cutting living costs
  • eating well
  • reducing stress
Discover how to choose and create a self-sufficient home and make eco-friendly home improvements
Explore a wide range of topics including;
  • installing a wind turbine
  • making honey
  • using alternative heat and energy sources
  • raising farm animals
Information packed A to Z directories for 70 of the most popular vegetables, fruits and herbs. Learn how to sowm plant, harvest use and store your produce.
240 pages.