The Modern-day Pioneer

The Modern-day Pioneer

Simple Living in the 21st Century

Book - 2012
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Baker & Taylor
Shows how to develop a sustainable lifestyle by incorporating such basic skills as growing vegetables, mending clothes, and raising chickens, into modern life.

F+W Publishing
Rediscover the simple pleasures in life

When was the last time you let the aroma of freshly baked bread fill your kitchen or felt the warmth of a heavy quilt on a cold winter night? In today's day and age, it’s easy to get swept up in the whirlwind of convenience and forget what it's like to truly appreciate the simple things in life. The Modern-Day Pioneer celebrates these forgotten joys by showing you how to incorporate basic skills and living into your everyday life. Whether you're interested in growing your own fruits and vegetables, raising chickens for meat or eggs, crafting delicious meals from scratch, or creating and mending your own clothes and quilts, this book makes it easy to live a healthier and more sustainable life in the twenty-first century.

Filled with step-by-step instructions and homegrown inspiration, you'll wonder how you ever lived without the sweet taste of locally harvested honey or the refreshing scent of homemade lavender soap.

Publisher: Avon, MA : Adams Media, c2012
ISBN: 9781440551796
1440551790
Characteristics: 303 p. : ill. ; 19 cm

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