Smallholding Manual: The complete step-by-step guide


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Smallholding Manual: The complete step-by-step guide Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Haynes Publishing Group Pages: 184 Illustrations and other contents: 500 Illustrations, unspecified Language: English ISBN: 9780857332257 Category:

The `Good Life’ has never been so popular. More and more of us are searching for the perfect rural idyll – our very own piece of the countryside where we can live side by side with nature, produce our own food, and have a degree of control over what we eat. Written by an experienced and successful smallholder, the Smallholding Manual is ideal for existing landowners as well as those contemplating a move to the countryside. Unlike previous books in this genre, it takes the reader right from that all-important Step 1 – finding the perfect smallholding to creating a viable lifestyle. It offers a complete introduction to the myriad potential land uses and provides clear, step-by-step guides to getting to grips with enjoying a new, more fulfilling lifestyle.

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Author Biography

Liz Shankland runs a successful smallholding that has been home to everything from poultry and pigs to sheep and goats. She breeds pedigree pigs and has twice won the prestigious Tamworth Champion of Champions competition. A journalist and broadcaster by profession, Liz is the author of the Haynes Pig Manual and The Practical Guide to Buying and Running a Smallholding in Wales. She writes for numerous publications about farming and countryside matters, including Country Smallholding magazine.