The Urban Homestead: Your Guide to Self-Sufficient Living in the Heart of the City

By: Coyne, Kelly, and Knutzen, Erik

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The Urban Homestead is the essential handbook for a fast-growing new movement: urbanites are becoming gardeners and farmers. By growing their own food and harnessing natural energy, they are planting seeds for the future of our cities. If you would like to harvest your own vegetables, make homemade jam or bread, raise chickens or convert to solar energy, this practical, hands-on book is full of step-by-step projects that will get you started homesteading immediately, whether you live in an apartment or a house. It is also a guidebook to the larger movement and will point you to the best books and Internet resources on self-sufficiency topics. Projects include: How to start seeds How to compost with worms How to grow food on a patio or balcony How to preserve food How to divert your grey water to your garden How to clean your house without toxins Written by city dwellers for city dwellers, this illustrated, smartly designed, two-color instruction book proposes a paradigm shift that will enrich our lives, strengthen our communities, and helps save our planet. Authors Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen happily farm in Los Angeles and run the urban homestead blog homegrownrevolution

Title: The Urban Homestead: Your Guide to Self-Sufficient Living in the Heart of the City

Author Name: Coyne, Kelly, and Knutzen, Erik

Categories: Field Guides, How-To Manuals, D.I.Y. & Reference
, Homesteading & Back-to-Basics
, Sustainability, Natural Building, Environment & Gardening
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Edition: Illustrated.

Publisher: Process: 2008

ISBN Number: 9.78E+12

Binding: Trade paperback

Book Condition: New

Size: Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 307 p. Contai

Seller ID: 1343