A Back to
Basics Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens,
Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal Medicine, and More
by Abigail R.
|A companion to the bestseller Back
to Basics for country, urban, and suburban folks.
Who doesn’t want to shrink their carbon footprint, save money,
and eat homegrown food whenever possible? Even readers who are very
much on the grid will embrace this large, fully-illustrated guide on
the basics of living the good, clean life. It’s written with
country lovers in mind—even those who currently live in the city.
| Whether you live in the
city, the suburbs, or even the wilderness, there is plenty you can do
to improve your life from a green perspective.
Got sunlight? Start
container gardening. With a few plants, fresh tomatoes, which then
become canned tomato sauce, are a real option.
Reduce electricity use
by eating dinner by candlelight (using homemade candles, of course).
Learn to use rainwater to augment water supplies. Make your own soap
and hand lotion. Consider keeping chickens for the eggs.
what to eat to
supporting sustainable restaurants to avoiding dry cleaning, this book
offers information on anything a homesteader needs—and more. 1000
A Back to Basics Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping
Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal Medicine, and
by Abigail R. Gehring