One Acre and Security

One Acre and Security

How to Live Off the Earth Without Ruining It

Book - 1973
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Bradford Angier's classic One Acre & Security is a book for all those who have dreamed of living close to the earth, not in the wilderness, but on land within easy driving distance of the city or suburbs. It begins by explaining what sort of land to look for, where to look and how to make sure of land titles. It goes on to discuss organic gardening, raising herbs for money and bees for honey, growing grapes, making wine, juice and jellies, and drying raisins. For the more serious back-to-the-earther, there are sections on how to build a house, keep cows, goats, sheep, pigs and poultry, raise rabbits, earthworms, fish, frogs and turtles, and how to find the best hunting and fishing. Angier's text is as useful and thorough today as it was 30 years ago, and deserves to be on the shelves of a new generation of back-to-earthers. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Vintage Books, 1973
ISBN: 9780394719634
0394719638
Characteristics: 319 p. : ill.

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