[Ebook] ↠ Surviving and Thriving on the Land: How to use your time and energy to run a successful smallholding: How to Use Your Spare Time and Energy to Run a Successful Smallholding Author Rebecca Laughton – Tactical-player.co.uk

Surviving and Thriving on the Land: How to use your time and energy to run a successful smallholding: How to Use Your Spare Time and Energy to Run a Successful Smallholding It S A Dream Come True When You Finally Get A Piece Of Land Or Join An Eco Community, And Start To Plan Your Sustainable Land Based Enterprise But All Too Often The Dream Is Spoiled By Lack Of Money, Stress, Exhaustion And Poor Time Management, And Your Work And Future Plans Can Dissolve Into Discord, Illness And Poverty Smallholdings Provide Food, Home, Fuel And Employment For Those Who Run Them, And Local, Seasonal, Often Organic And Ethical Food And Timber For An Expanding Market Surviving And Thriving On The Land Looks At Ways In Which Projects Can Be Designed That Care For The People Involved In Them As Well As The Earth That They Are Trying To Protect If Land Based Ecological Projects Are To Offer A Realistic Solution To The Problems We Face In The Twenty First Century, It Is Imperative That They Should Be Sustainable In Terms Of Human Energy This Book Offers A Framework, Backed Up By Real Life Examples, Of Issues To Consider When Setting Up A New Project, Or For Overcoming Human Energy Based Problems In Existing Projects



8 thoughts on “Surviving and Thriving on the Land: How to use your time and energy to run a successful smallholding: How to Use Your Spare Time and Energy to Run a Successful Smallholding

  1. says:

    The book is an informative read.It s well structured but don t expect a template to follow in order to find happiness working the land.But then how could you, as everyone is different and will find happiness in different ways


  2. says:

    It wasn t either.It isn t entertaining as a read it reads like a thesis.So then you expect it to be useful, with lots of useful hints and tips pikced up from the author s trips around 28 other smallholdings you know, don t buy a David Brown, buy a Fordson Majoror, since tables cropped up occassionally, a table of crop ratio s to provide annual self sufficiency or business angles that have good labour


  3. says:

    Very, very disappointing Was hoping to get some very useful information out of this book It didn t answer any of my questions and I learnt nothing Most of the chapters were boring and needn t have been included A total waste of money.


  4. says:

    Not so much how to do it philosophical


  5. says:

    lots of information but a bit heavy to read


  6. says:

    Its ok Long winded and full of jargon rather than good ideas.


  7. says:

    This is a well researched, thoughtful and extremely readable book There are many books around looking at the practicalities of smallholding, self sufficiency, down sizing or living a simpler lifestyle, but this is the only one I have found that tackles the issue of how to maintain your energy and enthusiasm and avoid burn out.Rebecca looks at different ways of living sustainably communities, clusters, family groups and indivi


  8. says:

    Rebecca s well researched book on the hows, whys, whats and wheres of different small holding and low carbon agricultural projects really looks under the hood of a number of appraoches couples, communities and networks.She looks not just at the practicalities of how to make a living using low input techniques but equally, if not much importantly, she looks at the stresses, issues, and of course happiness that working in such a wa


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