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Simple Food for the Good Life: Random Acts of Cooking and Pithy Quotations (Good Life Series)
Fifty years before the phrase "simple living" became fashionable, Helen and Scott Nearing were living their celebrated "Good Life" on homesteads first in Vermont, then in Maine. All the way to their ninth decades, the Nearings grew their own food, built their own buildings, and fought an eloquent combat against the silliness of America's infatuation with consumer goods and ...more
Kindle Edition, 309 pages
Published February 27th 2012 by Chelsea Green Publishing
(first published January 1st 1990)
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Helen Knothe Nearing was an American author and advocate of simple living. She and Scott Nearing started a relationship in 1928 and married nearly 20 years later, on December 12, 1947. The couple lived in rural Vermont where they grew much of their food and erected nine stone buildings over the course of two decades. They earned money by producing maple syrup and sugar from the trees on ...moreMore about Helen Nearing...