This new, large format compendium of practical advice contains valuable information and wisdom from those in the country, city, and in between. It has chapters on plants and trees, grasses, grains and canes, vegetables and herbs, food preservation, poultry, goats, cows and home dairying, bee, rabbit, sheep and pig raising. An incredible number of recipes and useful information with references at the beginning and throughout each chapter. Probably has the most information on country living in one book. This updated ninth edition was published in 2003. Paperback, 885 pages.