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THE URBAN HOMESTEAD (EXPANDED & REVISED EDITION): YOUR GUIDE TO SELF-SUFFICIENT LIVING IN THE HEART
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THE URBAN HOMESTEAD (EXPANDED & REVISED EDITION): YOUR GUIDE TO SELF-SUFFICIENT LIVING IN THE HEART

Author: Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen
Publisher: PERSEUS / RUNNING PRESS, Apr 2010
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 1-934170-10-0

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Written by city dwellers for city dwellers, this copiously illustrated, 2-color instruction book proposes a paradigm shift that will improve our lives, our community, & our planet. By growing our own food & harnessing natural energy, we are planting seeds for the future of our cities. 75 B&W illus.; 5x8 inches, 360 pgs.

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This celebrated, essential handbook for the urban homesteading movement shows how to grow & preserve your own food, clean your house without toxins, raise chickens, gain energy independence, & more. Step-by-step projects, tips, & anecdotes will help get you started homesteading immediately. The Urban Homestead is also a guidebook to the larger movement & will point you to the best books & Internet resources on self-sufficiency topics.

Written by city dwellers for city dwellers, this copiously illustrated, two-color instruction book proposes a paradigm shift that will improve our lives, our community, & our planet. By growing our own food & harnessing natural energy, we are planting seeds for the future of our cities.

New projects include:

* How to sterilize jars & bottles
* How to make infused oil
* Six ways to preserve a tomato
* How to make soda bread
* How to store grain with dry ice
* How to make a tomato can stove
* How to make a Viet Nam light
* How to make a Euell Gibbon?s crock
* How to make L?hamd markad, or preserved, salted lemons
* How to make a bike light

ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Kelly Coyne
& Erik Knutzen are creators of the blog homegrownrevolution.org, a green living & self-sufficiency resource for urbanites. They contribute regularly to Daniel Pinchbeck's new online magazine, realitysandwich.com. They live in Los Angeles.


 
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