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Living on an acre : a practical guide to the self-reliant life

Author: Christine Woodside; United States. Department of Agriculture.
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Who hasn't daydreamed at one time or another about selling produce at a farmer's market, keeping chickens, or planting an orchard of fruit trees? Inside every do-it-yourselfer is a longing for a more independent lifestyle and the satisfaction that can come from getting your hands dirty while turning some earth. Whether you're thinking about a second home in the country, starting a part-time farm, or going back to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Woodside; United States. Department of Agriculture.
ISBN: 1592281141 9781592281145
OCLC Number: 53162712
Description: viii, 341 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword: The New Back-to-the-Land Movement --
Part 1 Pluses and Minuses --
Part 2 Acquiring That Spot --
Part 3 Improvements for Your Place --
Part 4 The Big Picture --
Part 5 Growing and Raising: How to Do It --
Part 6 Property --
How to Get Help --
Notes --
Further Reading --
List of Contributors --
Index.
Responsibility: U.S. Department of Agricuture ; fully edited and updated by Christine Woodside.
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