The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 50th Anniversary Edition
The Original Manual for Living off the Land & Doing It Yourself
The definitive, beloved manual of basic skills and country wisdom for living off the land and doing it yourself--whether it's a farm or homestead, suburb or city.
Increasiingly there is a desire for a simpler lifestyle—a healthier, greener, more self-sustaining and holistic approach to modern life. Find the inspiration and the know-how to live it in this comprehensive guide rooted in the homesteading movement that includes informaton on:
* Raising chickens, goats, and pigs
* Foraging for wild food
* Growing and preserving your own food
* Making your own natural skincare products
* Spinning wool into yarn
* Baking bread
* Cooking on a wood stove
Basic, thorough, and reliable, this book deserves a place in urban and rural homes alike.
This 50th anniversary edition includes updated resources.