If you grow your own, here are some amazing ways to help you be even more self sufficient. It helps the enviroment and keeps you healthy and fit. If you have chickens this is even more helpful since it tells you how to make compost ( there really is a bit more to it then just tossing it in a pile ) build a bin, do raised beds and even set up a root cellar. There is a lot of useful information in this book. Far more then I have listed. A great book to have on hand and a must have for any prepper to add to their stock pile for future reference.
Build your way to a more self-sufficient lifestyle with step-by-step projects for backup and supplementary utilities–including independent water, heat, and electricity–growing and storing food, raising small livestock, beekeeping, and more. Many of the projects require basic materials available at your everyday home center, but this book also provides valuable DIY resources for solar, hydro, greenhouse, and gardening needs. This book will help you build security with utility backup systems and become more sustainable, resulting in less dependence on city systems for basic needs. Whether you have a city plot or simply pots, this book includes all of the information needed to plan, build, and succeed with greater self-sufficiency.