Old-Time Country Wisdom & Lore For Hearth and Home 1000s of Traditional Skills for Simple Living

By Jerry Mack Johnson

Live with purpose using traditional country know-how. Achieve your goal of a self-sufficient, sustainable lifestyle, no matter where you live, with instruction on a range of basic home skills inspired by old time country living.


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There is nothing so satisfying as making something for yourself. Whether you are a country-dweller, an urbanite, or somewhere in between, you can learn to use what you have and live more simply and sustainably. This handy reference guide of traditional rural skills, foods, remedies, and crafts will take you back to a simpler time. Packed with projects, recipes, and down-home truths– plus hundreds of vintage illustrations–Old-Time Country Wisdom & Lore for Hearth and Home is a homespun encyclopedia of almost-forgotten country instruction and advice. You’ll learn methods, recipes, legends, and rules of thumb for:

Country Remedies and Herbal Cures * Cleaning Solutions * Bread Dough Starters * Pest Purges * Plant Dyes * Leather Working * Natural Teas & Tonics * Great Granola * Breadmaking * Beer Brewing & Winemaking * Jam Making * Canning & Preserving * Sausage Making & Meat Smoking * Dying Foods * Adobe Making & Bricklaying * Candle Crafting * Homemade Soaps, Shampoos & Scents * Butter & Cheesemaking * Wreath Making * Farm Foods & Kitchen Wisdom * Papermaking * Much More!

Category: Genre: Non-Fiction, Reference sku: 9780760369326

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Weight 17.25 oz
Dimensions 8 × .75 × 11 in