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The Self-sufficient life and how to live it  Cover Image Book Book

The Self-sufficient life and how to live it / John Seymour with Will Sutherland ; foreword by Alice Waters.


"Describes how to live in harmony with the planet independently, and presents information on raising crops and livestock, making homemade food staples and household items, and using natural forms of energy."-- (Source of summary not specified).

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  • ISBN: 9781465477354
  • Physical Description: 408 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: New American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
With prefaces to the 2018 edition and Will Sutherland and Anne Sears and foreword by Alice Waters ℗♭2018.
"All material in this book is taken from "The New Complete Book of Self-Suffiency" and "The New Self-Suffient Gardener"--Colophon.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The meaning of self-sufficiency -- Food from the garden -- Food from animals -- Food from the fields -- Food from the wild -- In the dairy -- In the kitchen -- Brewing & wine-making -- Energy & waste -- Crafts & skills.
Subject: Agriculture > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Organic farming > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Vegetable gardening > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Home economics, Rural > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Sustainable agriculture.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.

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Algansee Branch 630 SEY (Text) 35402423977989 Non-Fiction Available -
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