"Country Women - A Handbook For The New Farmer", is a classic how-to of everyday farm life, focused especially on women farmers. This classic farming book comes straight out of the Women's Movement of the 60s, 70s and 80s where women were taking back their power and learning to live off the land.
Written by Sherry Thomas and Jeanne Tetrault the book is illustrated by Leona Walden with photos by Sally Bailey, this book was published by Anchor Press and copyrighted 1976.
The contents are divided into three major categories:
Beginning - which covers buying land, developing and water system, etc
Taking Root - including sections on carpentry hand tools, speed composting, planting, etc
Animals and Poultry - which is divided by species...chickens, turkeys, rabbits, pigs and more
This paper-bound edition is in very good vintage condition. The cover has some scuffing and bumping at the corners as well a minor scuffing along the spine. The inside pages are clean and the binding is tight.
The book measures approximately 11 inches by 8 1/4 inches and will be SHIPPED FREE US Media Mail (domestic orders only). If you require faster delivery please choose the shipping upgrade when checking out (additional charges will apply).
This book is as relevant and useful today as it was when first published and will become a treasured reference book. Perfect for any gardener or farmer. A highly sought after and collectible book.
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