This is a no-nonsense guide to choosing, establishing and sustaining your patch of rural paradise in Australia and New Zealand. Chris Ferreira brings years of experience, a wealth of knowledge and a great sense of humour to these tasks, covering everything you need to know if you have, or plan to have, a hobby farm. Supplemented with photos, illustrations and checklists, A Place in the Country is essential reading for the rural land owner.
Chris Ferreira has been a leading exponent of sustainability in Western Australia for over 25 years. His company, The Forever Project, specialises in environmental education and behaviour change, as well as sustainability design, management, community engagement, education and media. Through his award-winning programs, Chris has taught over 120,000 people on all aspects of sustainable living. He has been Adjunct Lecturer in Sustainability at Murdoch University since 2013. Chris is a mad trekking enthusiast and cricket tragic, but loves nothing more than hanging with his loud and crazy family.