Attainable Sustainable | The Lost Art of Self Reliant Living
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Packed with delicious recipes, natural remedies, gardening tips, crafts, and more, this indispensable lifestyle reference makes earth-friendly living fun, real, and easy.
Whether you live in a city, suburb, or on land in the country, this essential guide for the backyard homesteader will help you achieve a homespun life–from starting your own garden and pickling the food you grow to pressing wildflowers, baking sourdough loaves, quilting, raising chickens, and creating your own natural cleaning supplies.
In these beautifully illustrated pages, makers will find an indispensable home reference for sustainability in the 21st century. Delve into enticing recipes and step-by-step directions for creating fun, cost-efficient projects that will bring out your inner pioneer. Filled with more than 300 color photographs, this relatable, comprehensive book contains time honored-wisdom and modern know-how for getting back to basics.
In this book you'll learn how to:
Start using whole ingredients to make your favorite store-bought products at home
Embrace home food preservation, from canning to fermenting and pickling
Save money by making homemade versions of supermarket fare
Enjoy old-fashioned crafting skills to make beautiful and functional household items
Switch to healthier, non-toxic cleaning and personal care products
Generate less waste by embracing a DIY mindset
Start growing some of your own food—even if you live in an apartment
Nurture a healthy relationship with the natural world