The Good Living Guide to Country Skills: Wisdom for Growing Your Own Food, Raising Animals, Canning and Fermenting, and More (Hardcover)

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Description


Gehring's books on country living have sold more than 500,000 copies. In this book, Gehring offers a guide to country living skills that is as charming as it is practical. Full of sweet illustrations and gorgeous photographs, step-by-step instructions for essential skills such as building a chicken coop are interspersed with country lore and old-fashioned tips and tricks.

Readers will learn how to:

Raise chickens
Make candles
Churn butter
Grow vegetables
Make jams and jellies
Dry herbs
Ferment vegetables
Make cheese
And more

Good Living Guide to Country Skills combines the know-how of Back to Basics with the charm of The Farmer's Almanac. Packaged in an attractive hardcover format and with a price that's hard to beat, this is the perfect gift for anyone interested in a more self-sufficient, greener, country lifestyle.

About the Author


Abigail R. Gehring is the author or editor of more than a dozen books including Back to Basics, Homesteading, and The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Living. She's practiced living self-sufficiently since her childhood in Vermont, being home-schooled, home-canning jams and jellies, and enjoying natural crafts. She and her husband Tim are in the process of restoring an 1800s farmstead in Marlboro, Vermont.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781680991222
ISBN-10: 1680991221
Publisher: Good Books
Publication Date: July 12th, 2016
Pages: 176
Language: English