The ultimate self-sufficiency handbook : a complete guide to baking, crafts, gardening, preserving your harvest, raising animals and more (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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The ultimate self-sufficiency handbook : a complete guide to baking, crafts, gardening, preserving your harvest, raising animals and more

Author: Abigail Gehring
Publisher: New York : Castle Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide to simpler, greener, and more sustainable living, this book provides advice, tips, and step-by-step instructions for hundreds of projects, offering the entire family the tools they need to make the shift toward self-sufficient living. It helps readers learn to dip candles, bake bread, make maple syrup, start a vineyard, and much more.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abigail Gehring
ISBN: 9780785830252 0785830251
OCLC Number: 857217683
Description: 262 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The family garden. Planning a garden --
Improving your soil --
Planting your garden --
Start your own vegetable garden --
Growing fruit bushes and trees --
Growing and threshing grains --
Container gardening --
Raised beds --
Pest and disease management --
Harvesting your garden --
pt. 2. The country kitchen. Baking bread --
Maple sugaring --
Making sausage --
The home dairy --
Canning --
Drying and freezing --
pt. 3. Country crafts. Spring --
Summer --
Autumn --
Winter --
pt. 4. The barnyard. Chickens --
Ducks --
Turkeys --
Rabbits --
Beekeeping --
Goats --
Sheep --
Llamas --
Cows --
Pigs --
Butchering.
Responsibility: Abigail R. Gehring.

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A guide to simpler, greener, and more sustainable living, this book provides advice, tips, and step-by-step instructions for hundreds of projects, offering the entire family the tools they need to make the shift toward self-sufficient living. It helps readers learn to dip candles, bake bread, make maple syrup, start a vineyard, and much more.

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