Who doesn't want to shrink their carbon footprint, save money, and eat
homegrown food whenever possible? Even readers who are very much on
the grid will embrace this large, fully-illustrated guide on the basics
of living the good, clean life. It's written with country lovers in
mind-even those who currently live in the city.
live in the city, the suburbs, or even the wilderness, there is plenty
you can do to improve your life from a green perspective. Got sunlight?
Start container gardening. With a few plants, fresh tomatoes, which then
become canned tomato sauce, are a real option. Reduce electricity use
by eating dinner by candlelight (using homemade candles, of course).
Learn to use rainwater to augment water supplies. Make your own soap and
hand lotion. Consider keeping chickens for the eggs. From what to eat
to supporting sustainable restaurants to avoiding dry cleaning, this
book offers information on anything a homesteader needs-and more.