An Encyclopedia of Country Living
885 pages, softbound.
An old fashioned recipe book.
Practical advice, invaluable information, and collected wisdom for folks and farmers in the country, city and anywhere in between. Includes how to cultivate a garden, buy land, bake bread, raise farm animals, make sausage, can peaches, milk a goat, grow herbs, churn butter, build a chicken coop, catch a pig, cook on a wood stove, and much, much more.
Be prepared! Be self-sufficient! Do you know how to choose and buy land, pinch pennies, create and live with renewable energy sources, deliver a baby alone, preserve and can your own food, make a quilting frame, prune a tree, bathe under primitive conditions, raise chickens, make your own vinegar, treat bites and stings from ticks, scorpions, snakes and spiders? Learn how and much more!
For nearly thirty years people have relied on Carla Emery's unique and thorough instructions to learn everything they need to know to be entirely self-sufficient. Recipes, step-by-step gardening advice, how-tos, barnyard necessities and inevitabilities, and more are packed into this must-have reference. Now - at long last - an updated edition of Emery’s classic, including more than 1500 mail-order sources, website and e-mail addresses, and a comprehensive, new index!