Living on One Acre or Less: How to produce all the fruit, veg, meat, fish and eggs your family needs


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Living on One Acre or Less: How to produce all the fruit, veg, meat, fish and eggs your family needs Author: Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: Green Books
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Pages: 224 Illustrations and other contents: fully illustrated with colour photographs throughout Language: English ISBN: 9780857843302 Categories: , , , , ,

You can grow all the fruit and vegetables your family needs, raise animals for meat and eggs, keep fish and bees, and even produce firewood on a plot of land of just one acre or less – alongside your work and family life. Whether you have a garden, a paddock or perhaps the corner of a field, Sally Morgan guides you through: How to lay out your plot – including fencing and polytunnels or greenhouses Managing soil fertility Growing fruit and vegetables throughout the year Keeping livestock: poultry, pigs, sheep and goats Producing fish with aquaponics Filled with practical advice, this book is essential reading for anyone who wants to be more self-sufficient and live a more sustainable life.

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A good, comprehensive, all-round guide for anyone who aspires to the good life. * Kate Humble, TV presenter and smallholding owner * The book is rich with content and full of wonderful inspiration. I can't wait to get out into my small garden, to help my family move towards self-reliance. * Kate Blincoe, nature journalist and author of The No-Nonsense Guide to Green Parenting *

Author Biography

Sally Morgan is an avid gardener, smallholder and writer. She taught biology for a few years before turning to photography and writing - writing over 200 non-fiction titles for children. Currently, she is editor of Organic Farming Magazine and blogs on her website. A smallholder for more than 20 years, she now owns a small organic farm in Somerset, where she has set up a demonstration homestead and farm school which runs courses.