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The Resource The back to basics handbook : a guide to buying and working land, raising livestock, enjoying your harvest, household skills and crafts, and more, Abigail R. Gehring, (electronic resource)

The back to basics handbook : a guide to buying and working land, raising livestock, enjoying your harvest, household skills and crafts, and more, Abigail R. Gehring, (electronic resource)

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The back to basics handbook : a guide to buying and working land, raising livestock, enjoying your harvest, household skills and crafts, and more
Title
The back to basics handbook
Title remainder
a guide to buying and working land, raising livestock, enjoying your harvest, household skills and crafts, and more
Statement of responsibility
Abigail R. Gehring
Title variation
Guide to buying and working land, raising livestock, enjoying your harvest, household skills and crafts, and more
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rediscover the pleasures and challenges of a healthier, greener, and more self-sufficient lifestyle. Anyone who wants to learn basic living skills-the kind employed by our forefathers-and adapt them for a better life in the twenty-first century need look no further than this eminently useful, full-color guide. With hundreds of projects, step-by-step sequences, photographs, charts, and illustrations, The Back to Basics Handbook will help you dye your own wool with plant pigments, graft trees, raise chickens, craft a hutch table with hand tools, and make treats such as blueberry peach jam and cheddar cheese. The truly ambitious will find instructions on how to build a log cabin or an adobe brick homestead. More than just practical advice, this is also a book for dreamers- even if you live in a city apartment you will find your imagination sparked, and there's no reason why you can't, for example, make a loom and weave a rag rug. Complete with tips for old-fashioned fun (square dancing calls, homemade toys, and kayaking tips), this is the ultimate concise guide to voluntary simplicity
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TEFOD
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Gehring, Abigail R
Dewey number
  • 640
  • 640
Index
index present
LC call number
GF78
LC item number
.G439 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
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  • Sustainable living
  • Home economics, Rural
  • HOUSE & HOME / Cleaning & Caretaking
Label
The back to basics handbook : a guide to buying and working land, raising livestock, enjoying your harvest, household skills and crafts, and more, Abigail R. Gehring, (electronic resource)
Link
http://lanepl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/ZnJlYWQzOTE=
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Part 1: Land: buying it-building on it. Buying country property ; Planning your home ; Preparing the site ; Converting trees into lumber ; Building a log cabin ; Building a stone house ; Raising a barn ; Developing a water supply ; Sanitation ; Stone walls ; Fences -- Part 2: Energy from wood, water, wind, and sun. Making your house energy efficient ; Wood as a fuel ; Waterpower ; Wind power ; Solar energy ; Part 3: Raising your own vegetables, fruit, and livestock. Kitchen garden ; Gardening in limited space ; Fruits and nuts ; Pest control ; Grains and grasses ; Beekeeping ; Fish farming ; Raising livestock -- Part 4. Enjoying your harvest the year round. Preserving produce ; Preserving meat and fish ; Making your own dairy products ; Maple sugaring ; Baking bread -- Part 5. Skills and crafts for house and homestead ; Natural dyes ; Spinning ; Tanning and leatherwork ; Ancient science of herbal medicine ; Soap making ; Candle making ; Basketry
Control code
frd785587578
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616082611
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color).
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781616082611
  • (Sirsi) b1404059
Label
The back to basics handbook : a guide to buying and working land, raising livestock, enjoying your harvest, household skills and crafts, and more, Abigail R. Gehring, (electronic resource)
Link
http://lanepl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/ZnJlYWQzOTE=
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Part 1: Land: buying it-building on it. Buying country property ; Planning your home ; Preparing the site ; Converting trees into lumber ; Building a log cabin ; Building a stone house ; Raising a barn ; Developing a water supply ; Sanitation ; Stone walls ; Fences -- Part 2: Energy from wood, water, wind, and sun. Making your house energy efficient ; Wood as a fuel ; Waterpower ; Wind power ; Solar energy ; Part 3: Raising your own vegetables, fruit, and livestock. Kitchen garden ; Gardening in limited space ; Fruits and nuts ; Pest control ; Grains and grasses ; Beekeeping ; Fish farming ; Raising livestock -- Part 4. Enjoying your harvest the year round. Preserving produce ; Preserving meat and fish ; Making your own dairy products ; Maple sugaring ; Baking bread -- Part 5. Skills and crafts for house and homestead ; Natural dyes ; Spinning ; Tanning and leatherwork ; Ancient science of herbal medicine ; Soap making ; Candle making ; Basketry
Control code
frd785587578
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616082611
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color).
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781616082611
  • (Sirsi) b1404059

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