Being a homesteader today may seem difficult; the world is full of so many gadgets and conveniences, many of which most of us consider necessary to live a full and happy life. In this collection, edited and arranged by Jay Cassell, youall see that going off the grid, adapting to your surroundings, and depending on yourself and your land is really not as challenging as one may think. With the information and tips you learn in this book, youall easily find success as a modern-day homesteader. The essays featured in The Ultimate Guide to Self-Reliant Living were written by some of todayas most respected outdoorsmen and outdoorswomen, nature enthusiasts, agricultural professionals, and successful homesteaders. Through the information on these pages, you will learn the best techniques and approaches concerning: Hunting, fishing, and trappingForagingGrowing and preparing your own foodAnimal husbandryLiving off the gridBuilding barns and outbuildingsGreen livingCountry skillsAlternative energy, such as solar panels and windmillsPrimitive survival skills, such as making fires and finding shelterTo fish moderately deepyoucanusea braided ortwisted metal line and enjoy the greater ease withwhichthesetwotypes handle, forthey donot tend to kink, coil, and springasdoes a lineof solidwire. Due to their lesser density, however, they do not anbsp;...
|Title||:||Ultimate Guide to Self-Reliant Living, The|
|Publisher||:||Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. - 2013-12-13|