Living on One Acre or Less: How to produce all the fruit, veg, meat, fish and eggs your family needs Cover Image
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You can grow all the fruit and vegetables your family needs, raise animals for meat and eggs, keep fish and bees, and even produce firewood on a plot of land of just one acre or less – alongside your work and family life.

Whether you have a garden, a paddock or perhaps the corner of a field, Sally Morgan guides you through:

  • How to lay out your plot – including fencing and polytunnels or greenhouses
  • Managing soil fertility
  • Growing fruit and vegetables throughout the year
  • Keeping livestock: poultry, pigs, sheep and goats
  • Producing fish with aquaponics

Filled with practical advice, this book is essential reading for anyone who wants to be more self-sufficient and live a more sustainable life.

About the Author


Sally Morgan is an avid gardener, smallholder and writer. She taught biology for a few years before turning to photography and writing - writing over 200 non-fiction titles for children. Currently, she is editor of Organic Farming Magazine and blogs on her website. A smallholder for more than 20 years, she now owns a small organic farm in Somerset, where she has set up a demonstration homestead and farm school which runs courses.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780857843302
ISBN-10: 0857843303
Publisher: Green Books
Publication Date: March 17th, 2016
Pages: 224
Language: English

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