The complete book of self sufficiency by john seymour

John seymour came to live in ireland in 1981 when he began work on developing his smallholding in county wexford. Product details the new complete book of self sufficiency. A study of economics as if people mattered 1973 and the good lifes first showing on british television 1975, the sales of the book exceeded all. Complete self sufficiency book by john seymour youtube. The complete book of selfsufficiency hardcover january 1, 1976 by john seymour author. Will sutherland joined john in running courses soon afterwards and continued to work with john until his death at the age of 90 in 2004. He is one of the great pioneers of selfsufficiency. The classic guide for realists and dreamers rev ed by seymour, john, sutherland, will, schumacher, e. The complete book of self sufficiency the complete book. First published in 1976, this book calls readers to respect the land, reap the harvest, waste nothing, stay healthy and live well. There is no subject that is not covered for the selfsufficient. John seymours book, the complete book of selfsufficiency, provided welcome advice. If you are interested in the countryside, rural life, growing things and craft skills, an engrossing book. A regular series of summer courses was started in 1993.

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