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Self Sufficiency For The 21st Century

Author : Dick and James Strawbridge
ISBN : 9781465465320
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 58.88 MB
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Self Sufficiency for the 21st Century makes it easy to be green and helps you live a more simple, cleaner lifestyle. Self Sufficiency for the 21st Century is a manual for the modern age to help anyone take the proper steps to live more sustainably. This informative, practical guide, written by BBC personalities Dick and James Strawbridge, combines traditional skills and crafts with modern technological advances to help you live eco-friendly. Perfect for both urban and rural readers, Self Sufficiency for the 21st Century has detailed illustrations and step-by-step instructions for tried-and-tested projects, including foraging for wild plants, natural remedies, composting, green cleaners, and conserving energy at home. Learn how to can vegetables, garden in urban spaces, and the basics of animal husbandry. Self Sufficiency for the 21st Century is the perfect book to show you just how easy and rewarding green living can be.
Category: Gardening

Self Sufficiency For The 21st Century

Author : Dick Strawbridge
ISBN : 1465489584
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 61.51 MB
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Find your route to a more sustainable lifestyle with Dick Strawbridge, of Escape to the Chateau, and his son James. Wherever you live--be it in a small townhouse like James or on a rural small farm--this updated edition of Self-Sufficiency for the 21st Century offers the nuts and bolts of off-the-grid living to anyone who wants to embrace sustainability. Self-Sufficiency for the 21st Century contains invaluable advice on making the most of your own resources no matter where you live. This comprehensive guide to modern sustainability covers everything from how to conserve energy in the home, keep bees, and grow crops in an urban garden to recipes for smoking your own meat and fish, creating nut milks, and preparing greener cleaning products. Each project is fully illustrated and easy to follow, allowing anyone to try their hand at something new. With plenty of advice and anecdotes celebrating the importance and the satisfaction of a do-it-yourself lifestyle, Dick and James demonstrate that self-sufficiency doesn't have to mean packing up and moving to the country. By making a few small changes and learning the importance of sustainable living, we can all help the planet.
Category: Gardening

Self Sufficiency

Author : A. & G. Bridgewater
ISBN : 158011735X
Genre :
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Sustainable Living

Author : Sustainable Stevie
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 30.47 MB
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Eclectic Collection of Chapters in this book include: Chapter 1 - eCycling - Your Contribution to a Green Environment Chapter 2 - Green Cleaning 101 - DIY Natural Cleaning Solutions with Vinegar and Other Frugal Resources That You Already Have Chapter 3 - Organic Gardening 101 - "How To" Essentials and Tips for Starting an Outdoor or Indoor Organic Vegetable Garden Chapter 4 - Green Feminine Hygiene - Sustainable Female Alternatives Chapter 5 - Natural Baby Products - Green Surroundings for Your Baby Chapter 6 - What is "Greenwashing"? (No Relation to Laundry) - Are You Being Greenwashed? Chapter 7 - Reusable Shopping Bags - An Eco-Friendly Alternative Chapter 8 - Organic Cosmetics - A Rising Preference Chapter 9 - Solar Power for Sustainable Living - What to Consider Before Going the Do It Yourself Solar Route Chapter 10 - Hybrid Electric Vehicles - What You Should Know About Them! Chapter 11 - Magnetic Electricity for Sustainable Living _______________________________________ There is more interest in self-sufficiency during this 21st century than ever before. That blatantly tells you that people are feeling the effects of the environment around them. We're not talking about "good" effects either. We're talking about chemicals in the food we eat, pollution of land, water and the air we breathe. This also includes finite natural resources that's becoming scarce thus driving the cost up as demand for it continues, etc. In general, health issues have been on the rise due to a combination of all these things which drives the desire to make certain changes in one's lifestyle. This is why "Sustainable Living - Practical Eco-Friendly Tips for Green Living and Self-Sufficiency in the 21st Century - [Special Edition Collection]" had to be written. Sustainable living or some like to call it green living allows for a natural and as much as possible eco-friendly lifestyle. But this involves being educated on what it all means and finding out as much as possible about how to actually do it and make it a way of life. This Special Edition Collection covers a wide variety of subject matters to get you on the path to a healthier and eco-friendly environment. It's kept basic enough so that it's educational, interesting and easy to understand; including pictures and illustrations. There are things mentioned that you probably weren't aware of which I think makes it a fun read. That's why I suggest reading every chapter; even the ones that you don't think you have an interest in because you're going to be surprised and learn something that can be shared with someone else you know. It inspires you to try doing some of the things mentioned. There are many references and sources to help you do that. From there you can take it to the next level. So, if you're not sure where to begin or just want to get more insight into sustainable living for you, your family and the environment overall, "Sustainable Living - Practical Eco-Friendly Tips for Green Living and Self-Sufficiency in the 21st Century - [Special Edition Collection]" is exactly what you need as a good reference guide!
Category: House & Home

The Australian Self Sufficiency Handbook

Author : Keith Smith
ISBN : 0670904678
Genre : Handicraft
File Size : 63.70 MB
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The Australian Self-sufficient Handbook is a survival guide for the 21st century, and will help you live more economically and use resources more efficiently, while respecting the earth we share. This book is for all those who need to find new ways to survive hard economic times, and for all who share a respect for the environment and simply want to use our resources more efficiently and more sparingly. The book will set you on the right path towards a self-sufficient life.
Category: Handicraft

How Can I Be Prepared With Self Sufficiency And Survival Foods

Author : Isabell Shipard
ISBN : 0975825232
Genre : Home economics, Rural
File Size : 46.43 MB
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Isabell Shipard, one of Australia's most knowledgable and sought after authorities on herbs and author of the acclaimed books How can I use Herbs in my daily life? and How can I grow and use Sprouts as living food? says, "For many years I taught Herb Courses, covering many edible plants, and included a segment on survival foods and the importance of self-sufficiency for possible hard times. People often expressed that I should put this information into a book. With the economic squeeze in Australia, and severe drought experienced over large areas of farmland, just what will the future hold for average Australian families? Everyone is experiencing the pressure, as food, fuel and the cost of living has dramatically risen in price. In this 21st century we are seeing major disasters that are disrupting peoples lives in so many areas of the world. We must all be more conscious of ways to reduce, recycle, repair and reuse items and consider how we can all tread more softly on Planet Earth. What I desire is that all who read this book will be inspired and motivated to take action for the benefit of the planet." We believe the book, How can I be prepared with Self-Sufficiency and Survival Foods? will be a valuable reference manual for every person and family. This book offers encouragement about the importance of being as self-sufficient as one is able and an action plan to help you 'ride the storms'. Isabell shows us how to be prepared with a step-by-step emergency management plan for food provisions and essential supplies. We need to encourage one another to be as self sufficient as possible... now... in our gardens, as this is the most nutritious fresh food and and cheapest way to live in these times of rising prices. Growing our own food is very satisfying as well as beneficial to health and well-being.
Category: Home economics, Rural

Homesteading In The 21st Century

Author : George Nash
ISBN : 9781600852961
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 41.3 MB
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A pair of accomplished homesteaders explain how to create a more self-sufficient home in either a rural or urban setting--from keeping chickens to growing a garden to brewing beer--in a book with 180 full-color photos and 50 drawings. Original.
Category: House & Home

21st Century Smallholder

Author : Paul Waddington
ISBN : 9781409082958
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 28.18 MB
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Achieving genuine self-sufficiency of the kind described in John Seymour's classic guide is sadly beyond the vast reach of the urban majority today. Few have the space, and for those few there are comprehensive guidebooks. But where do the rest of us look for the answers to questions like how much effort does it really take to grow your own food? Is beekeeping difficult? Is solar power really worth the bother? From a small terraced house in the middle of a big city, Paul Waddington has made it his business to find out, and while trying it himself, has created a practical and absorbing guidebook along the way. It includes easy-to-read lists, tables, personal anecdote, and stunning illustrations, and more importantly demystifies the subject with practical tips that get to the heart of the matter to show you how you can enjoy the fulfilling aspects of the smallholding life without the hassle and expense of 'going all the way'. If you want to go back to the land without leaving home, this is the perfect guide.
Category: Gardening

Learning For Economic Selfsufficiency

Author : Mary V. Alfred
ISBN : 9781617351129
Genre : Education
File Size : 38.78 MB
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In a most timely volume addressing many of the connections among current fiscal and employment crises to adult education, Learning for Economic SelfSufficiency highlights the problems and challenges that lowliterate adults encounter in various environments. Moreover, this book presents strategies for addressing the chronic illiteracy among lowincome workers. The power of this volume is that the reader gains a holistic view of the complexities of educating a population of lowliterate adult learners from various life conditions. From language literacy issues in corrections, the workplace and access to higher education, and migrant workers literacy learning barriers, to technology literacies, and consumerism myths, Learning for Economic SelfSufficiency goes far deeper than prior volumes in exploring the complex scope of issues face by lowincome, lowliterate adults as they seek learning for economic selfsufficiency. The overall objective of the book is to help readers explore economic selfsufficiency for low literate and lowincome adults from various contexts and the role of adult and higher education in developing these learners for greater economic independence. Noting that literacy is only a first step to economic, mental, and physical health as well as responsible citizenship, each chapter provide specific case examples and recommendations to educators and trainers of adults for creating learning programs and environments to facilitate the development of a more literate and economically stable population.
Category: Education