The City Homesteader

The City Homesteader

Self-sufficiency in Any Square Footage

Book - 2011
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Baker & Taylor
A self-sufficiency guide for the urban dweller covers small-scale gardening, cultivating dwarf fruit trees, sprouting grains, smoking meats and fish, grinding grains for flour, making cheese and wine, finding alternative heat sources, harvesting rainwater, and composting.

Perseus Publishing
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 moreThe 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.



Blackwell Publishing
Whether you're on a mission to bring some old-fashioned skills to your urban apartment or put your stamp on a home in the suburbs, The City Homesteader will lead the way. "Homesteading" is earthbound skills in a digital age, and authenticity in a mass-produced world. From small or large-scale gardening to composting, harnessing solar energy, and food preservation, author Scott Meyer reinterprets yesterday's necessities for today's enthusiast, For those who have already discovered the pleasures of gardening, the clear step-by-step instructions to building a bee house, raising small livestock, making cheese, cellaring produce, and smoking fish provide s reliable starting place for a new hobby or lifestyle. Put your lawn, windowsill, or spare closet to work as your own personal homestead in the city, and reap the rewards.

Baker
& Taylor

A self-sufficiency guide for the urban dweller covers small-scale gardening, cultivating dwarf fruit trees, sprouting grains, smoking meats and fish, grinding grains for flour, making cheese and wine, finding alternative heat sources, harvesting rainwater, composting and much more. Original.

Publisher: Philadelphia : Running Press, c2011
ISBN: 9780762440856
0762440856
Branch Call Number: 640 MEY
640 M
Characteristics: 272 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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