Farming for Self-Sufficiency: Independence on a Five-Acre Farm

Book Farming for Self-Sufficiency: Independence on a Five-Acre Farm Pages 250 ISBN 0805205101 ¹ John Seymour
  • Farming for Self-Sufficiency: Independence on a Five-Acre Farm
  • Paperback
  • 250
  • John Seymour
  • English
  • 14 June 2020
  • 0805205101

About the Author: John Seymour

Book Farming for Self-Sufficiency: Independence on a Five-Acre Farm Pages 250 ISBN 0805205101 ¹ John Seymour John Seymour was an idealist he had a vision of a better world where people aren t alienated from their labours As a young man, he travelled all over Africa and fought in Burma in World War II Returning penniless to England, he lived in a trolley bus and on a Dutch sailing barge before settling on a five acre smallholding in Suffolk to lead a self sufficient life He continued this lifestyle with his companion Angela Ashe on the banks of the River Barrow in County Wexford, Ireland The two had built up the smallholding from scratch over 19 years In his last years John, Angela and William Sutherland had been running courses in self sufficiency from their home at Killowen, New Ross The courses were taken by students from all over the world, who come to Killowen to learn about his lifestyle and philosophies at first hand.He was the author of over 40 books, including the best selling The Complete Book of Self Sufficiency, and he had made numerous films and radio programmes Most of his later writing and public campaigning had been devoted to country matters, self sufficiency and the environment.In the last 18 months, he was back on his beloved Pembrokeshire farm with his daughter Ann, telling stories to his grandchildren and writing rhyming poetry, with an acerbic wit that was his last weapon against what he saw as our destructive era.


¹ D3616EE3B Ï Book á Farming for Self-Sufficiency: Independence on a Five-Acre Farm í John Seymour 9FF333FFE Rear cover notes For eighteen years John and Sally Seymour have provided themselves and their four children with wholesome food which they have learned to grow themselves Now you can follow their example The Seymours have written a complete guide for living on a small, independent farm with no than one acre of land per person enough to support the production of fruits, vegetables,, grains, dairy products, meat, and poultry for the family In addition to growing an adequate supply of food, the Seymours explain how to make wine and beer, how to bake bread, how to gather honey, and how to preserve foods The authors of this inspiring book have sought to achieve for themselves and their children a rich and satisfying life, as well as to provide for their physical sustenance They have done both, and their book is a practical guide to accomp cover notes For eighteen years John and Sally Seymour have provided themselves and their four children with wholesome food which they have learned to grow themselves Now you can follow their example The Seymours have written a complete guide for living on a small, independent farm with no than one acre of land per person enough to support the production of fruits, vegetables,, grains, dairy products, meat, and poultry for the family In addition book Farming for Self-Sufficiency: Independence on a Five-Acre Farm á Farming for Self-Sufficiency: Independence on a Five-Acre Farm í John Seymour to growing an adequate supply of food, the Seymours explain how to make wine and beer, how to bake bread, how to gather honey, and how to preserve foods The authors of this inspiring book Farming for Self-Sufficiency: Independence on a Five-Acre Farm have sought to achieve for themselves and their children a rich and satisfying life, as well as to provide for their physical sustenance They have done both, and their book Farming for Self-Sufficiency: Independence on a Five-Acre Farm is a practical guide to accomplishing these goals We have, in fact, lived for eighteen years on the fat of the land we have probably eaten and drunk better than most peopleOur food has been varied, fresh, and of the very best qualityWe have lived very well on a small money income, and the tax eaters have not done very well out of us I think self sufficiency through farming is an achievable dream for some Although I am a torpid cube dweller now, I used to work on a farm, and I believe I have a fairly good perspective on the level of difficulty involved in becoming a farmer Purely on the amount of physical effort required, I would say farming is, seasonally, an eight on a one to ten scale, where a puny office rat is a one and a fire jumper is a ten Make it a ten if you renounce tractors and insist on doing all the digging I think self sufficiency through farming is an achievable dream for some Although I am a torpid cube dweller now, I used to work on a farm, and I believe I have a fairly good perspective on the level of difficulty involved in becoming a farmer Purely on the amount of physical effort required, I would say farming is, seasonally Farming for Self-Sufficiency: Independence on a Five-Acre Farm ☆ Utterly practical and simplistichighly recommended

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