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The urban homestead

£12.99

Product description

The expanded, updated version of the best-selling classic, with a dozen new projects. "A delightfully readable and very useful guide to front- and back-yard vegetable gardening, food foraging, food preserving, chicken keeping, and other useful skills for anyone interested in taking a more active role in growing and preparing the food they eat."-BoingBoing.net "...the contemporary bible on the subject."- The New York Times This celebrated, essential handbook shows how to grow and preserve your own food, clean your house without toxins, raise chickens, gain energy independence, and more. Step-by-step projects, tips, and anecdotes will help get you started homesteading immediately. The Urban Homestead is also a guidebook to the larger movement and will point you to the best books and Internet resources on self-sufficiency topics. Written by city dwellers for city dwellers, this copiously illustrated, two-color instruction book proposes a paradigm shift that will improve our lives, our community, and our planet. By growing our own food and harnessing natural energy, we are planting seeds for the future of our cities. Learn how to: Grow food on a patio or balcony Preserve or ferment food and make yogurt and cheese Compost with worms Keep city chickens Divert your grey water to your garden Clean your house without toxins Guerilla garden in public spaces Create the modern homestead of your dreams. This book is overall condition is as new, no shelf wear or scuffs on the front cover and inside all pages are intact and clean.

Item details

Author(s):
Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen
Condition:
As new
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1934170100
ISBN-13:
9781934170106
Number of pages:
322
Publisher:
Process Media
Title:
The urban homestead

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The expanded, updated version of the best-selling classic, with a dozen new projects. "A delightfully readable and very useful guide to front- and back-yard vegetable gardening, food foraging, food preserving, chicken keeping, and other useful skills for anyone interested in taking a more active role in growing and preparing the food they eat."-BoingBoing.net "...the contemporary bible on the subject."- The New York Times This celebrated, essential handbook shows how to grow and preserve your own food, clean your house without toxins, raise chickens, gain energy independence, and more. Step-by-step projects, tips, and anecdotes will help get you started homesteading immediately. The Urban Homestead is also a guidebook to the larger movement and will point you to the best books and Internet resources on self-sufficiency topics. Written by city dwellers for city dwellers, this copiously illustrated, two-color instruction book proposes a paradigm shift that will improve our lives, our community, and our planet. By growing our own food and harnessing natural energy, we are planting seeds for the future of our cities. Learn how to: Grow food on a patio or balcony Preserve or ferment food and make yogurt and cheese Compost with worms Keep city chickens Divert your grey water to your garden Clean your house without toxins Guerilla garden in public spaces Create the modern homestead of your dreams. This book is overall condition is as new, no shelf wear or scuffs on the front cover and inside all pages are intact and clean.

Author(s):
Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen
Condition:
As new
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1934170100
ISBN-13:
9781934170106
Number of pages:
322
Publisher:
Process Media
Title:
The urban homestead

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