Abbey's Bookshop Logo
Go to my checkout basket
Login to Abbey's Bookshop
Register with Abbey's Bookshop
Gift Vouchers
Browse by Category

Narrow Your Search

By Availability


By Format


By Price


By Publication Date


Self-sufficiency

448 results

The Urban Farmer: How to Create a Productive Garden in Any Space

978/073/333/9780733334535.jpg

The Urban Farmer: How to Create a Productive Garden in Any Space

Justin Calverley

Self-sufficiency; Gardening; Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables

Hardback

The guide for anyone who dreams of living the country life in the city by growing their own healthy, sustainable fruit and... [more]

$39.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Grown & Gathered

978/174/354/9781743547410.jpg

Grown & Gathered

Lentil Purbrick, Matt Purbrick

Self-sufficiency; Cookery, food & drink; Health & wholefood cookery; Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables

Paperback

An inspiring guide to real food and life's fundamentals, with recipes, practical how-to guides and adventures that celebrate... [more]

$45.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life

978/014/198/9780141981765.jpg

Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life

Bea Johnson

Waste management; Health & Self-Help; Self-sufficiency; Household hints

Paperback

The author transformed her family's health, finances, and relationships for the better by reducing their waste to an astonishing... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Living off the Land: Essential Guide to Organic Living: Packed Witih Information on Keeping Poultry, Waterfowl, Pigs, Goats, Bees and Allotments.

978/186/147/9781861472762.jpg

Living off the Land: Essential Guide to Organic Living: Packed Witih Information...

Charlotte Jarvis

Self-sufficiency; Gardening; Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables; Farm & working animals

Hardback

An informative manual on how to produce food from your own backyard, whatever its size. [more]

$23.95

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Norwegian Wood: Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2016

978/085/705/9780857052551.jpg

Norwegian Wood: Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2016

Lars Mytting

Art & Architecture; Self-sufficiency; Rural crafts; Home & house maintenance

Hardback

The phenomenal bestseller - 100,000+ copies - Everything you wanted to know about chopping, stacking and drying wood. [more]

$45.00

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
The Simple Life

978/014/357/9780143571810.jpg

The Simple Life

Rhonda Hetzel

Health & Self-Help; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Rhonda Hetzel feels passionately that living simply leads to a richer, more fulfilling existence. Having made the decision... [more]

$9.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Volunteer: A Traveller's Guide to Making a Difference Around the World

978/174/321/9781743216897.jpg

Volunteer: A Traveller's Guide to Making a Difference Around the World

Lonely Planet

Self-sufficiency; Travel & holiday

Paperback

A one-stop guide to choosing and organising a more meaningful travel experience; Information on raising funds and what to... [more]

$24.99

In stock
Ready to ship
Add this item to my basket
Removing the Capital Cost Barrier to Sustainable Building Design

978/153/319/9781533197580.jpg

Removing the Capital Cost Barrier to Sustainable Building Design

Marlon Kobacker

Business & Economics; Sustainability; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

In Marlon Kobacker's most recent publication, Removing the Capital Cost Barrier to Sustainable Building Design, the sustainability... [more]

$14.95

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
Permaculture for the Rest of Us: Abundant Living on Less Than an Acre

978/086/571/9780865718104.jpg

Permaculture for the Rest of Us: Abundant Living on Less Than an Acre

Jenni Blackmore

Sustainability; Sustainable agriculture; Self-sufficiency; Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables; Organic gardening

Paperback

Adventures on the road to real-world self-sufficiency [more]

$34.99

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
Jamie Durie's Edible Garden Design

978/006/234/9780062345523.jpg

Jamie Durie's Edible Garden Design

Jamie Durie

Sustainability; Self-sufficiency; Cookery, food & drink; Garden design & planning

Paperback

Colorful and practical, an edible garden can radically transform an outdoor space and is an affordable, sustainable source... [more]

$49.95

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
The Complete Guide to Water Storage: How to Use Gray Water & Rainwater Systems, Rain Barrels, Tanks & Other Water Storage Techniques for Household & Emergency Use

978/160/138/9781601383631.jpg

The Complete Guide to Water Storage: How to Use Gray Water & Rainwater Systems,...

Julie Fryer

Sustainability; Technology: general issues; Water supply & treatment; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Water is the most important natural resource in your life. This is a guide to water storage and it describes how to use tanks,... [more]

$26.95

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
The City Homesteader: Self-Sufficiency on Any Square Footage

978/076/244/9780762440856.jpg

The City Homesteader: Self-Sufficiency on Any Square Footage

Scott Meyer

Smallholdings; Self-sufficiency; Home & house maintenance; Gardening

Paperback

A handbook for the world of self-sufficient living, The City Homesteader provides all the basics--from gardening and composting... [more]

$32.00

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
What Would the Buddha Recycle?: The Zen of Green Living

978/160/550/9781605501178.jpg

What Would the Buddha Recycle?: The Zen of Green Living

Rosemary Roberts

Religion & beliefs; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Helps readers channel His Holiness Buddha and reduce their footprint when they: eat mindfully and lose the meat; make a Zen... [more]

$24.95

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
Living Green: A Practical Guide to Simple Sustainability

978/189/391/9781893910478.jpg

Living Green: A Practical Guide to Simple Sustainability

Greg Horn

Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Have you ever wanted to change the world? Now is your chance. If you are concerned about climate change, personal health,... [more]

$26.95

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
Enough: Breaking Free from the World of More

978/034/093/9780340935927.jpg

Enough: Breaking Free from the World of More

John Naish

Society & Social Sciences; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

An expos of the dangers of having too much of everything and tips on how to live happier, healthier and greener lives by a... [more]

$24.99

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
Creating Vibrant Communities: A Fresh Approach to Delivering Healthy, Sustainable and Liveable Communities.

978/192/528/9781925288353.jpg

Creating Vibrant Communities: A Fresh Approach to Delivering Healthy, Sustainable...

Dean Landy

Self-sufficiency

Paperback

How to create communities where people love to live. This is a book for anyone who is involved in the creation of new places... [more]

$59.95

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
Living Without Electricity: Lessons from the Amish

978/168/099/9781680991703.jpg

Living Without Electricity: Lessons from the Amish

Stephen Scott, Kenneth Pellman

Sustainability; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

In a modern world where technology is taking over our lives, could we lead an essential, simple life without electricity?... [more]

$24.99

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
Solar Rooftop DIY: The Homeowner's Guide to Installing Your Own Photovoltaic Energy System

978/158/157/9781581573985.jpg

Solar Rooftop DIY: The Homeowner's Guide to Installing Your Own Photovoltaic...

Mike Sullivan

Self-sufficiency

Paperback

The do-it-yourself guide for converting your home to solar power [more]

$30.95

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
My Zero-Waste Kitchen: Easy Ways to Eat Waste Free

978/024/129/9780241296523.jpg

My Zero-Waste Kitchen: Easy Ways to Eat Waste Free

DK

Self-sufficiency; General cookery & recipes

Hardback

Looking to live sustainably without overhauling your life? My Zero-Waste Kitchen shows you how to put the three R's - reduce,... [more]

$14.99

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
Spit That Out!: The Overly Informed Parent's Guide to Raising Healthy Kids in the Age of Environmental Guilt

978/086/571/9780865718302.jpg

Spit That Out!: The Overly Informed Parent's Guide to Raising Healthy Kids...

Paige Wolf

Child care & upbringing; Self-sufficiency; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

Paperback

Asbestos in crayons and lead paint on toy cars?! Eco-chic mom Paige Wolf helps overloaded parents navigate today's toxic world... [more]

$28.99

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
Grow Create Inspire: Crafting a Joyful Life of Beauty and Abundance

978/086/571/9780865718371.jpg

Grow Create Inspire: Crafting a Joyful Life of Beauty and Abundance

Crystal Stevens

Reference works; Self-sufficiency; Gardens (descriptions, history etc); Organic gardening

Hardback

Be the ripple. How the simple acts of growing and creating can inspire huge change in your own community [more]

$34.99

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
Mycelial Mayhem: Growing Mushrooms for Fun, Profit and Companion Planting

978/086/571/9780865718142.jpg

Mycelial Mayhem: Growing Mushrooms for Fun, Profit and Companion Planting...

David Sewak, Kristin Sewak

Self-sufficiency; Organic gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

An accessible hands-on guide for the aspiring mushroom grower [more]

$44.99

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
The Ultimate Guide to Soil: The Real Dirt on Cultivating Crops, Compost, and a Healthier Home

978/163/450/9781634507707.jpg

The Ultimate Guide to Soil: The Real Dirt on Cultivating Crops, Compost,...

Anna Hess

Self-sufficiency; Gardens (descriptions, history etc); Gardening: growing fruit & vegetables

Paperback

<p><b>Grow twice the fruits and vegetables in half the space on the farm,... [more]

$24.99

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
Home Gardener's Propagation: Raising New Plants for the Home and Garden

978/158/011/9781580117777.jpg

Home Gardener's Propagation: Raising New Plants for the Home and Garden...

David Squire

Self-sufficiency; Gardening: plants

Paperback

Buying individual plants can be expensive-but raising your own saves money and gives lots of gardening satisfaction. Every... [more]

$14.99

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
Greening Your Pet Care: Reduce Your Animal's Environmental Paw-Print

978/177/040/9781770402614.jpg

Greening Your Pet Care: Reduce Your Animal's Environmental Paw-Print

Darcy Matheson, Darcy Matheson

Reference works; Self-sufficiency; Domestic animals & pets

Paperback

When you care about the environment, you care about the footprint --- and, for that matter, the pawprint. You can minimize... [more]

$18.95

We can order this in for you
How long will it take?
Add this item to my basket
Your cart does not contain any items.