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ISBN#9780762440856
BIB ID#1496494
Call# 640 M

The city homesteader

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Philadelphia, PA : Running Press, c2011.
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Description
272 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Summary
Growing your own -- Going wild for food -- Savie it for later -- Working with animals -- Caring for the home -- A-Z growing guide. "Homesteading" is earthbound skills in a digital age, and authenticity in a mass-produced world. Meyer reinterprets yesterday's necessities for today's enthusiast, helping you put your lawn, windowsill, or spare closet to work as your own personal homestead in the city, and reap the rewards.

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Summary/Annotation ->  The City Homesteader is the handbook for the world of self-sufficient living. It's about living tangibly in a virtual world. It's about being resourceful, saving money, reducing consumption, and increasing self-reliance. Join the many who are raising backyard chickens in the city and tilling their side yards: tapping into natural energy, managing homes more efficiently, and getting back to the earth.

Explore the homesteading arts: gardening on small and large scales, raising dwarf fruit trees, sprouting grains, smoking meats and fish, grinding grains for flour, making cheese, making wine, cellaring, heating without fossil fuel, harvesting rainwater, composting, and much more The City Homesteader provides all the basics, including how to find supplies and step-by-step instructions that make it easy to follow along. Original illustrations throughout help you create your very own homestead on any piece of earth.

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