The New Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency: The Classic Guide for Realists and Dreamers

Dorling Kindersley Limited, 03/01/2019 - 408 páginas
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Embrace off-grid green living with this all-encompassing guide to self-sufficiency, your new go-to guide for a more sustainable way of life.

For over 40 years, John Seymour has inspired and motivated thousands of people to make more eco-friendly choices to enrich their lives and live sustainably. Now, his bestselling self-sufficiency book offers step-by-step instructions on all things environment-friendly, from preserving your harvest to living off land, this survival guide has it all. So what are you waiting for?

Dive straight in to discover:

-Detailed step-by-step guide for achieving a self-sufficient lifestyle tailored to your needs and environment.
-Encyclopaedic knowledge on a range of eco-friendly tasks such as cultivating, rearing, foraging and brewing.
-Featuring stunning illustrations of organic fruit and vegetables to inspire growers.
-Hand-drawn visual illustrations to accompany the step-by-step guide to self-sufficiency skills.

Feel like becoming a better version of yourself this New Year? Why not stand out from the crowd and challenge yourself to adopting a healthy eco-friendly lifestyle and unleash your endless potential!

Whether your goal is to become a green-fingered gardener or you're looking to lower your carbon footprint like never before, this all-encompassing horticulture book has something for everyone to love, with a diverse range of self-sufficiency skills to suit your individual needs and preferences. In fact, this naturalistic book features detailed advice for achieving a self-sufficient lifestyle no matter your outdoor space, and includes specific guides for getting the most out of urban gardens, allotments and much more!

At DK, we believe in the power of discovery. From bread making to beer brewing, solar power to small holding, invest in this sustainability book to give green living a new name, and learn some top tips and handy life skills along the way!

John Seymour, author of over 40 books, will inspire you to revolutionise your relationship with the planet in your new sustainable all-green way of living. Test your limits and push your boundaries with this riveting read, and discover how to adapt to a zero waste lifestyle from here on out.

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Procura do Utilizador  - Paul_S - LibraryThing

Wonderful book. Informative illustrations and wide coverage of topics. Most topics are covered only briefly and serve more as a starting point than a comprehensive guide. The writing style is personal ... Ler crítica na íntegra

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Procura do Utilizador  - mazirian - LibraryThing

This is the kind of book that was useful before the internet. I'm not sure a reprint was needed. A more clever approach would have been to pare it back and point readers to more exhaustive resources ... Ler crítica na íntegra

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John Seymour (1914-2004) was an active campaigner for the countryside, the environment, and above all a sustainable, compassionate way of living. He wrote over 40 books and broadcast widely on television and radio. He practiced what he preached, living a self-sufficient lifestyle on his farm in Wales.

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is a multi-award-winning writer and broadcaster widely known for his uncompromising commitment to seasonal, ethically produced food. His series for Channel 4 and award-winning River Cottage books have earned him a huge popular following.

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