Anyone who wants to learn basic living skills and adapt them for a better life in the twenty-first century need look no further than this eminently useful, full-color guide.
Escape to an era before power saws and fast food restaurants and rediscover the pleasures and challenges of a healthier, greener, and more self-sufficient lifestyle.
Back to Basics will help you dye your own wool with plant pigments, graft trees, raise chickens, craft a hutch table with hand tools, make treats such as blueberry peach jam and cheddar cheese and instructions on how to build a log cabin or an adobe brick homestead.
Even if you live in a city apartment you will find your imagination sparked. This may be the most thorough book on voluntary simplicity available.
Abigail R. Gehring, 464 pages