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  • Published: 2 July 2019
  • ISBN: 9780143796930
  • Imprint: DK Life
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $48.00

Practical Self Sufficiency

The Complete Guide to Sustainable Living



The most up to date and comprehensive guide on sustainable living for your garden, home and kitchen.

Practical Self Sufficiency is a wonderfully useful and accessible book that contains something for absolutely everyone.
This fully updated guide, now in a paperback edition, offers clear step-by-step information in classic DK style and offers a greater focus on the issues surrounding sustainable living for people in urbanised parts of Australia. You will find practical advice on reducing your carbon footprint; growing and using your own fruit and vegetables; keeping chickens and other animals; community gardening, design options for energy saving and retrofitting, and doing more with less.
With authoritative advice, step-by-step guidance and fascinating illustrations, Practical Self Sufficiency will help you make simple changes that can have a major impact on your life and reduce your impact on the planet.

  • Published: 2 July 2019
  • ISBN: 9780143796930
  • Imprint: DK Life
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $48.00

About the authors

James Strawbridge

James Strawbridge is a Cornish chef, food photographer and writer. As a chef James creates recipes and develops new products for food brands. Plus as a photographer James shoots and styles the recipes he's developed for social media, websites and his books. James works with a range of food clients across the southwest delivering innovative content from his home studio. He is passionate about cooking seasonally with local produce.

James presented 'The Hungry Sailors' (ITV) and 'It's Not Easy Being Green' (BBC) on television, and makes appearances on 'Escape to the Chateau' on Channel 4. When not cooking or shooting photos, James can be found gig rowing, gardening or painting. James' first cookbook The Artisan Kitchen, also DK, is shortlisted for the General Cookbook Award at the Guild of Food Writers 2021 Awards.

Find out more at:
www.strawbridgekitchen.com
Instagram @jgstrawbridge / Twitter @eco_boy

Dick Strawbridge

Born in Burma and brought up in Northern Ireland, Dick Strawbridge has had more than twenty years' distinguished service in the army, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. In 1993 he was awarded an MBE. Dick is regularly on screen, appearing in many television programmes including Planet Earth Challenge, Coast, The Reinventors, The Big Idea, Planet Mechanics and Scrapheap Challenge.

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