Living on An Acre

Living on An Acre

A Practical Guide to the Self-reliant Life

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The classic USDA handbook to self-reliant living, now completely revised and updated.


Globe Fearon Co
The classic USDA handbook to self-reliant living, now completely revised and updated.

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 one’s hands dirty while turning some earth. Whether one is thinking about a second home in the country, starting a part-time farm, or going back to the land, Living on an Acre is the classic USDA handbook, offering a comprehensive and fully updated guide to:

 

* The benefits of rural versus urban life

* What to consider when remodeling an older house

* How to build a barn

* Growing for self-sufficiency versus growing for profit

* Beekeeping

* Raising livestock

* Land conservation

* And much more!



Blackwell Publishing
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 one's hands dirty while turning some earth.

Whether you are thinking about a second home in the country, starting a part-time farm, or going back to the land, Living on an Acre will help you realize your dreams.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's team of experts is an impressive array of authorities ranging from farm management specialists, to state farm advisors, to agricultural economists, to a former Secretary of Agriculture.

Publisher: Guilford, Conn : Lyons Press, [2010]
Edition: Second edition
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9781599218854
1599218852
Branch Call Number: 630 Living 2010
Characteristics: vi, 328 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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