Homesteading in the 21st Century
How One Family Created A More Sustainable, Self-sufficient, and Satisfying LifeBook - 2011
A pair of accomplished homesteaders explain how to create a more self-sufficient home in either a rural or urban setting--from keeping chickens to growing a garden to brewing beer.
Drawing on decades of experience, Nash and Waterman present this practical guide to homesteading, providing advice on creating and sustaining a home built, self-sustaining lifestyle in the modern age. The work is divided into three sections covering the building of the homestead, gardens and orchards, and animals, each including color illustrations, important charts and tables and interesting sidebars on specific technologies or processes. The work includes technical drawings for homestead structures and tools throughout. Nash is a carpenter and handyman and Waterman is a former midwife and doctor. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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"Homesteading in the 21st Century" chronicles how one family created a more sustainable, self-sufficient, and satisfying life. This ultimate DIY guide holds to the premise that anyone can homestead.
Not since Thoreau made his home in the woods at Walden Pond has the notion of self-sufficiency held more universal appeal. There's no question we're going through some tough economic times, but this book offers an alternative. It's a guide for anyone who imagines a better life--from struggling families tired of energy dependency to dreamers who always wished they could live off the land someday. This ultimate DIY guide holds to the premise that anyone can homestead, and raise at least a portion of their food themselves--even if they live in the city. Homesteading in the 21st Century is absolutely brimming with ideas on how to take control of your life by degrees--whether that means keeping chickens, growing a garden, or brewing your own beer.
A pair of accomplished homesteaders explain how to create a more self-sufficient home in either a rural or urban setting--from keeping chickens to growing a garden to brewing beer--in a book with 180 full-color photos and 50 drawings. Original.