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The Back to Basics Handbook: A Guide to Buying and Working Land, Raising Livestock, Enjoying Your Harvest, Household Skills and Crafts, and More (The Handbook Series) Paperback – May 25, 2011
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. She’s practiced living self-sufficiently since her childhood in Vermont, being home-schooled, home-canning jams and jellies, and enjoying natural crafts. She lives in New York City and Windham, Vermont.
Top Customer Reviews
Since we have purchased land and are now planning our home and garden, I can see myself referring to this book constantly.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Very good book for homesteaders or city people with critters and gardens. Well written.Published 1 month ago by Saramugsy
It is imperative the we get back to working small plots of land for ourselves and maintain a positive stewardship of that land. Read morePublished 10 months ago by G. McCain
Really like this book and it compliments others on the same subjectPublished 13 months ago by Hunter
And yes it is a basic book the things one needs in a self sustaining farm.Published 17 months ago by James L. Sellers
Very clear book with photos. Excellent checklists to consider before buying, etc. Good survivalist strategies... based on good old American ingenuity out in the open spaces.Published 17 months ago by Wendy
I really enjoyed reading this book. A wealth of information. I now understand what my grandfather was trying to teach me when I asked him how to build a stone wall. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Norma Sullivan
I bought it because the information I read about it said it included information about building a home with adobe. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Lori