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Living on an Acre: A Practical Guide to the Self-Reliant Life

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Whether maintaining a second home, starting a part-time farm, or going back to the land, LIVING ON AN ACRE is the leading handbook for the small-scale farmer, and a comprehensive approach to solutions to every land-related problem. LIVING ON AN ACRE covers:
· considering the rural versus the urban life
· choosing a region
· what to think about when remodeling an older house
Paperback, 368 pages
Published December 1st 2003 by Lyons Press
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Some very practical, if main-stream, information. The whole premise of the book is that if you are independently wealthy, you can make a living on one acre. For someone who would like to REALLY make their lively hood off a piece of land, this book would be helpful, but won't have all the answers you are looking for. Try 'You Can Farm' by Joel Salatin if you really want to make a go of living off the farm.
Lots of new information added in this edition.
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