This permaculture resource discusses rainwater harvesting and irrigation, human waste management, strategies for rural properties with a unique focus on applying permaculture to small urban spaces for decluttering and efficient food growing.
Also find ideas for using hand tools, food preservation, energy production, and low-carbon housing and a plethora of nearly forgotten skills such as soap making, basket weaving, seed saving, and rope and candle making, and more.
On the desert island of a world in decline this is the one-stop guide to vibrant, resilient living you’ll want to take with you.
“… a toolkit of useful plants; alternative farming systems that repair and build soil; skills to add value to your produce; strategies for energy and water efficiency; and techniques to enable us to re-skill and re-learn arts and crafts many of us have lost in recent generations… this book offers us a powerful crash course in the thinking we will need if we are to create a future that actually works for everyone.” – Rob Hopkins, Founder of the Transition movement and author of The Power of Just Doing Stuff, from the foreword from the UK printing
Paperback, 204 pages. b&w with illustrations throughout, 204 x 255mm.