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Urban Homesteading: Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living

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  • Posted October 14, 2011

    Preachy and self-righteous

    This book is horrible. The first 100 pages or so tout the wonders of collectivism (i.e. communism) and how humanistic social rights trump indivudual rights. Ugh! Just tell me how to raise my chicks and plant a darn potato.

    11 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 12, 2012

    HORRIBLE!! I have many other books by Skyhorse Publishing and th

    HORRIBLE!! I have many other books by Skyhorse Publishing and they are great.

    Want to build a chicken coop? This book just tells you that chickens lay eggs (in case you were wondering). Want to build a composting toilet so you can dump raw sewage on your edible plants? This book just tells you that it can be done (and of course all of the dangers of this practice are not discussed).

    I wouldn't want to even put this trash in my compost pile. But then again I don't know how compost because it isn't in this book.

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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