Living on One Acre Or Less

How to Produce All the Fruit, Veg, Meat, Fish and Eggs Your Family Needs

Author: Sally Morgan

Publisher: Green Books

ISBN: 9780857843302

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Page: 224

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You don't need a huge parcel of land to start your own mini-farm and live more self-sufficiently. With an acre, or even a half-acre, you can juggle a job, family, and still grow fruit and veg and even have some chickens, pigs or sheep. Sally Morgan takes the reader through the basics of a starting your own smallholding, including planning and setting up, growing your own fruit and vegetables, keeping chickens, pigs and sheep - all while making use of sustainable and organic principles. This inspirational book is perfect for anyone who aspires to take control of their food supply, or who wants to do more with the land they've got.
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Homesteading in the 21st Century

How One Family Created a More Sustainable, Self-sufficient, and Satisfying Life

Author: George Nash,Jane Waterman

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 1600852963

Category: House & Home

Page: 410

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A pair of accomplished homesteaders explain how to create a more self-sufficient home in either a rural or urban setting--from keeping chickens to growing a garden to brewing beer--in a book with 180 full-color photos and 50 drawings. Original.
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Vegetable Diet

As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and by Experience in All Ages

Author: William A. Alcott

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 1449424295

Category: Cooking

Page: 304

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The dedicated lifestyle philosophy advocated in Alcott’s Vegetable Diet might have been written by a contemporary vegetarian food critic. Alcott’s complete disdain for meat and all animal products consumed as food would, in fact, be called a vegan diet. His book focuses on the superiority of a vegetable diet for supporting health and recovering from disease, and it contains dozens of letters testifying to that belief by various medical experts and many citizens who report in great detail the benefits of the vegetable diet for their health and lifestyle. In addition, the book includes a complete defense of the vegetable diet on anatomical, physiological, medical, political, economic, and moral grounds, with the final argument devoted to the immorality of men “plunging their hands in blood,” as antithetical to the tenets of true Christianity. The book also contains chapters on the nature and preparation, through narrative recipes, of “farinaceous or mealy substances,” fruits, roots, buds, shoots, leaves, and stalks, as well as “receipts” for most of the common garden vegetables of the day. More a defense of the vegan lifestyle than a cookbook, Alcott’s passionate assertions that disease could be cured and health enhanced by the program was debated, debunked, and successfully disseminated widely throughout the northeastern region of the new country. This facsimile edition of William Alcott's Vegetable Diet was reproduced by permission from the volume in the collection of the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts. Founded in 1812 by Isaiah Thomas, a Revolutionary War patriot and successful printer and publisher, the Society is a research library documenting the life of Americans from the colonial era through 1876. The Society collects, preserves, and makes available as complete a record as possible of the printed materials from the early American experience. The cookbook collection includes approximately 1,100 volumes.?
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Great Inventions that Changed the World

Author: James Wei

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118342739

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 360

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Discover the inventions that have made our world what it is today A great invention opens the door to a new era in human history. The stone axe, for example, invented some 2 million years ago in East Africa, enabled us to enter the human path of endless improvements through inventions. The taming of fire enabled us to cook food as well as leave the warmth of Africa and move to the frigid lands of the North. From the stone axe to the computer and the Internet, this book provides a fascinating tour of the most important inventions and inventors throughout history. You'll discover the landmark achievements and the men and women that made the world what it is today. Great Inventions That Changed the World is written by Professor James Wei, a renowned educator and engineer who holds several patents for his own inventions. Following an introductory chapter examining the role of inventors and inventions in fueling innovation and global advancement, the book is organized to show how inventions are spurred by human needs and desires, including: Work Food, clothing, and housing Health and reproduction Security As you progress through the book, you'll not only learn about inventions and inventors, but also the impact they have had on our lives and the society and environment in which we live today. Inventions solve problems, but as this book so expertly demonstrates, they can also directly or indirectly create new problems as well, from pollution to global warming to bioterrorism. By enabling us to understand the impact of inventions throughout history, this book can help guide the next generation of citizens, decision makers, and inventors.
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Understanding Nutrition

Author: Eleanor Noss Whitney,Sharon Rady Rolfes

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285402812

Category: Medical

Page: 928

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Used by more than one million students, Ellie Whitney and Sharon Rady Rolfes' UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION is THE best-selling introductory nutrition text on the market today! While maintaining the stellar quality and support that discerning instructors demand for the majors course, the Thirteenth Edition takes UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION to a new level with an integrated pedagogy, along with an emphasis on active learning, assignable content, and integrated resources that support instructors' course objectives and students' future career opportunities. From its beautiful and carefully developed art program to its strong science base, contemporary coverage, and market-leading supplements, the Thirteenth Edition of UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION connects with its readers and continues to set the standard for texts in this market. This text includes 20 chapters beginning with core nutrition topics, such as diet planning, macronutrients, vitamins and minerals, and following with chapters on diet and health, fitness, life span nutrition, food safety, and world hunger. Praised for its consistent level, approachable narrative, and careful explanations of key topics, UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION connects with students--engaging them as it teaches the basic concepts and applications of nutrition. Take a fresh look at UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Our Family's Food

How We Plan to Get it

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Diet

Page: 15

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Bulletin

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Agriculture

Page: N.A

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Classics & Creators

A World of Vegetarian Cooking

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780918224194

Category: Vegetarian cooking

Page: 144

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The West Coast

An Illustrated Monthly, a Magazine of Today and Tomorrow

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Page: N.A

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Acres, U.S.A.

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Agricultural ecology

Page: N.A

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Das grosse Buch der Selbstversorgung

Author: Dick Strawbridge,James Strawbridge

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783831018222

Category:

Page: 256

View: 1967

Die Autoren bewirtschaften eine Farm in Cornwall und geben praxisnahe Ratschläge und für eine universelle Selbstversorgung - von alternativen Energien bis zum Brotbacken. Auch Stadtbewohner finden nützliche Anregungen.
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