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The Self-Sufficiency Handbook

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Alan Bridgewater and Gill Bridgewater

192 pages, 150 b/w illus & diags

New Holland Publishers

Hardback | Apr 2007 | #163031 | ISBN-13: 9781845376932
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About this book

This comprehensive book examines what it truly takes to live off the fat of the land. Authors and smallholders Alan and Gill Bridgewater answer all the questions that people considering a similar lifestyle shift might ask. From warming a home off the grid to raising animals, the fine print of self-sufficient living is revealed in full.

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Alan and Gill Bridgewater have gained an international reputation as producers of highly successful gardening and DIY books on a range of subjects, including garden design, ponds and patios, stone and brickwork, decks and decking, and household woodworking. They have also contributed to several international magazines. Alan and Gill live in Rye, East Sussex.

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