Living on an Acre: A Practical Guide to the Self-Reliant Life

Living on an Acre: A Practical Guide to the Self-Reliant Life

by U.S. Department. of Agriculture, Christine Woodside

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Living on an Acre: A Practical Guide to the Self-Reliant Life by U.S. Department. of Agriculture, Christine Woodside

Whether maintaining a second home, starting a part-time farm, or going back to the land, LIVING ON AN ACRE is the leading handbook for the small-scale farmer, and a comprehensive approach to solutions to every land-related problem. LIVING ON AN ACRE covers:
· considering the rural versus the urban life
· choosing a region
· what to think about when remodeling an older house
· how to build a barn
· growing for self-sufficiency versus growing for profit
· beekeeping
· raising livestock
· taking in visitors
· farming fish.
· and much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592281145
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/01/2003
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 8.76(h) x 1.09(d)

About the Author

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 the former Secretary of Agriculture.

CHRISTINE WOODSIDE is a freelance editor and writer whose articles have appeared in The New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, Backpacker, Yankee, Woman's Day, and Publishers Weekly. In 1987, she hiked the entire Appalachian Trail with her husband Nat Eddy.

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