This book is not about looking back with regret to former, apparently simpler times. It is about learning and using those skills that made it possible for people to live a self-sufficient, low-impact and highly satisfying life over the last hundred or so years and applying them to the complex times we find ourselves in today. Grandma's Ways represents a store of knowledge that we have mostly forgotten. With a little modification for these busy modern times, techniques for preserving food, keeping hens and bees, growing vegetables and fruit, making your own cosmetics and a host of other things will bring us not only closer to the products we enjoy, but closer to benefiting from the work we do for ourselves. There's nothing more satisfying than cooking wholesome food from scratch at home, baking your own bread, growing your own vegetables, foraging in the wild and even making your own household cleaning products. Not only will you be living a more sustainable life in terms of the environment, you'll save money, too.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Weight: 567 g
Dimensions: 212 x 172 x 20 mm
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