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Books we Recommend on Self Sufficiency & Sustainable Living

New Complete Self-Sufficiency by John Seymour

New Complete Self-Sufficiency by John Seymour

Make the break, realize the dream and start living "the good life". Packed with comprehensive information on all the practical details, from ploughing fields to milking cows, as well as information on how to create an urban organic garden and harness...
Pest Control for the Smallholder by David Bezzant

Pest Control for the Smallholder by David Bezzant

Among the many challenges facing the contemporary smallholder who keeps livestock and grows his own food, is how to deal with the various pests that are capable of decimating crops, degrading pasture, stealing produce, contaminating animal feed and killing...
Starting with a Smallholding by David Hills

Starting with a Smallholding by David Hills

A really useful book for anyone planning to buy a smallholding, or start a new smallholding activity. It offers timely advice on how to choose the right property for different needs and circumstances, as well as sorting out priorities after moving...
Successful Smallholding by Jeremy Hobson

Successful Smallholding by Jeremy Hobson

Downshifting has become synonymous with selling up, starting a smallholding and escaping the rat race. Some people are lucky enough to purchase a property large enough to ensure that the whole family is self-sufficient, but for most only enough land...
The Smallholder's Manual by Katie Thear

The Smallholder's Manual by Katie Thear

Described as the smallholder's bible! A practical handbook for the small farmer in the 21st century, this is the essential reference book for anyone working on a smallholding, whether the intention is just to reduce living costs by producing food at...
Tools and Machinery for the Smallholder by John Bezzant

Tools and Machinery for the Smallholder by John Bezzant

A wide range of tools and equipment, from compact tractors to chainsaws and from winches to torque wrenches, are employed on today's productive and efficiently organized smallholdings. There are few publications that provide the smallholder with comprehensive,...
Viable Self-Sufficiency by Tim & Dot Tyne

Viable Self-Sufficiency by Tim & Dot Tyne

Touted as being the most comprehensive guide to living off the land since John Seymour's seminal works and written by life-long smallholders Tim and Dot Tyne covering all aspects of self-sufficiency. I have to agree that it is very comprehensive;...