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This is an exhaustive study in country living with very detailed and thorough sections on farming. In addition the author includes page after page of other sources of information, where to purchase things, catalogue sources, websites, and just about every other conceivable way to get the items mentioned in the text.
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If there was a way to take all the old-timers in the country, get them all together, draw out all the skills they have learned over the years and distill it into a book this is the book that you would create. It's a bit difficult to rate an entire encyclopedia, but after a partial reading of 8 hours I found this book to be all I hoped and much more. It easily replaces many books on many topics. I'm a 'wanna be' cottage farmer looking for 10 acres but I need to learn just about everything there is to know about farming and livestock, etc and this book will serve as my encyclopedia.
If you plan to always have petro fuel bad times ahead? But for a cottage farm, I am most grateful that the author provided that information. If you already own a combine, I doubt you will need this book. In my 8 hours of reading I did not detect any self indulgences by the author as others may have suggested but to be fair I would have to read another 50 hours to finish the book. This book is a must for anyone looking for all the answers in a single place. Carla Emery is a national treasure. This is simply the most informative book ever written on country living, the next best thing to having a live-in grandmother who knows everything there is to getting homegrown food from dreams to dinner plates plus nearly anything else you need to know.
Begun as a page table of contents for a recipe book in , the present ninth edition has pages of far more than recipes. Veggies, vines, trees, grains, poultry, goats, cows, bees, rabbits, sheep, pigs. Planning, nurturing, harvesting, preserving, preparing.
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Flipping pages at random finds starting transplants, breads leavened with eggs and beating, speeding up tomato sauce-making, harvesting herbs, making cider, managing an existing stand of trees, root cellar storage, soap making, brooding chicks, secrets to safe cattle handling, cultured buttermilk, cooking on a wood stove, jams and jellies, making a wool quilt. I use my "Carla book" constantly.
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If your budget or bookshelf has room for only one book, this is the book to buy. Yes, even before you buy mine. Writing a review of this book seems tobe waste considering all the praise that has already been lavished on it, but I just wanted to add my two cents worth. The book is everything it saids it is, an encyclopedia of a simpler lifestyle..
Almost all aspects of country living are covered here with short "fun" quizes to test yourself interspersed here and there.
An added bonus is that Ms. Emery "forgets" she is writing a "how-to" book and gives the reader some really beautiful writing. This is a book that truly offers something for almost everyone One person found this helpful. Read more. A Life in Parts Free download.
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Enjoy It!! A Life in Parts Review. In some she and Mike are working together on a project. In some, she has divorced him. How do I build a gate? How do I grow rutabagas? When a quail flew into our patio door and died, I whipped open The Encyclopedia of Country Living to figure out how to dress it. Every once in a while, Carla would return to J.
Gill with her long hair and her outdated dresses to sell more books. This was a time when hippies were prevalent, so having long hair was not that outlandish. But Carla was not a hippie; she was a pioneer. She was very practical. After three years of entrepreneurship, Carla had a proper publisher; now she could go back to Idaho and live her life instead of marketing it.
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But there was no denying its momentum. Bantam printed , copies from to in six print runs. Even a published book has a life of its own; Carla was constantly negotiating with first Bantam, and then Sasquatch Books, about rewrites, indexing and illustrations. She welcomed feedback from her readers, and even included much of their input in subsequent editions. Home About.
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