Practical Self Sufficiency

Practical Self Sufficiency: An Australian Guide to Sustainable Living in the 21st Century
James Strawbridge and Dick Strawbridge

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 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.

About the Authors:

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 is shortlisted for the General Cookbook Award at the Guild of Food Writers 2021 Awards.

Dick Strawbridge was 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.

Dimensions: H 27.5cm x W 23.2cm x D 2cm

ISBN: 9780143796930

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley

Publication Date: 2019

Format: Paperback

Number of Pages: 304