Are you longing for a less frantic, more meaningful lifestyle? This friendly guide is packed with the time-tested skills and wisdom that have helped generations live simpler and more self-reliant lives. Whether you want to grow your own food, spend more time outdoors, or take a natural approach to health, this resource has everything you need to get back to the basics!
Cook a down-home meal — from cast-iron cooking and canning to drying fruits and outdoor cooking, get the skills you need to succeed in the kitchen
Get crafty — discover the joy of knitting, hand sewing, candle making, quilting, and more
Enjoy the fruits of your labor — grow and care for a bountiful, edible garden featuring vegetables, herbs, and fruit
Explore the great outdoors — learn basic camping and survival skills and take part in activities the whole family will enjoy
Raise your own farm animals — buy, house, and care for livestock and keep them as laborers, food sources, or pets
Discover natural foods and remedies — live healthier as you make your own teas, tinctures, salves, and more
“Living the Country Lifestyle All-in-One For Dummies” features six books in one, including: “Country Cooking (cast-iron cooking, canning, pickling, and outdoor cooking, among other topics)”; “Traditional Crafts (sheering animals and producing wool, knitting, hand sewing, patchwork and quilting, candle making)”; “Kitchen Gardening (growing and caring for vegetables, herbs, and fruit)”; “Outdoor Skills (camp skills, fishing, navigation, outdoor family fun)”; “Raising Farm Animals (buying, housing, and raising animals, beekeeping)”; and, “Natural Health (herbal remedies, an encyclopedia of herbs, and healing foods)”.