The Half-Acre Homestead: 46 Years of Building and Gardening

The Half-Acre Homestead: 46 Years of Building and Gardening

$19.95

Lloyd Kahn and his wife Lesley’s story of building their own home, establishing a garden, and practicing crafts on a small piece of land on the Northern California Coast over a 46-year period, with over 500 photos.

Starting with a vacant half-acre piece of land, they built their own home, created a garden with vegetables and fruit, and describe raising chickens, bees, and goats. The book also covers cooking, foraging, fishing, crafts, birds, butterflies, and tools.

There are over 500 photos illustrating all the above facets of their lives and clear explanations of building skylights, maintaining a septic system, building greenhouses and raised vegetable beds. There is a section on unique kitchen tools, as well as advice on useful tools used in construction.

Additional information

Dimensions 8.5 × 8.5 in
Author(s)

Lesley Creed, Lloyd Kahn

Format:

Paperback/Softback

Page Count:

168

Publication Date

March 3, 2020

Publisher

Shelter Publications

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