New York : Alpha Books, c2011
xvi, 336 p. : ill. ; 23 cm ISBN/ISSN:
9781615641048 (pbk.), 1615641041 (pbk.), Language:
The urban homesteading movement is growing and flourishing. Learn to create a sustainable life for yourself in the city, with the helpful guide to everything you need to know to get a taste of "country life" in your apartment or house
What it means to homestead in the city. What is urban homesteading? ; City considerations ; The life of an urban homesteader -- City farming. Growing without a yard ; Growing in your yard ; Growing on someone else's land ; Seed starting in the city ; Keeping your garden healthy ; Enjoying your bounty -- Raising animals for food. Livestock in the city ; Chickens coming home to roost ; Getting your (dwarf) goat ; Raising rabbits ; Bee busy ; Aquaponics: raising fish and plants together -- A homemade life in the city. Small-batch food preserving ; Preparing what you harvest ; The finer things ; Cleaning your home, naturally -- Making the most of what you have. Energy-wise living ; Water is precious ; Turning waste into gold ; Foraging in the city
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