A refreshing read from a couple who is leading by example. Meet the Authors. Wendy Jehanara Tremayne More about the author.
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This is the inspirational story of how one couple ditched their careers and high-pressure life in New York City to move to rural New Mexico, where they made, built, invented, foraged, and grew all they needed to live self-sufficiently, discovering. The Good Life Lab: Radical Experiments in Hands-On Living [Wendy Jehanara Tremayne, Dale Dougherty, Christopher Bamford, Brad Lancaster, Sandor Ellix.
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A surprising portion of her food, medicine and even hair products comes at no cost, straight from nature. Wildcrafting is useful for more than food. The Good Life Lab describes how to make antibacterial, water-resistant paint from the flat green pads of the prickly pear, for example, and how to find and use soapberries in place of laundry detergent.
Posts to:. Ted Carns. Back to home page Return to top. Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag. Sign in. Our clothing wears the signs of our labor: stained, torn, and burned, each piece is a reminder that we have chosen a life in which labor and leisure are intimately connected.
Its mission is nothing less than portraying a balanced, nature-conscious life as not merely tenable, but also fun. Tremayne will also speak at the Faire. When trying to live a non-consumerist life, curiosity and necessity go hand in hand. The pulp remaining from nut milks we spice up and use as filling in raviolis.
We consider the packaging that comes with our food something we should keep; after all, even recycling has a cost to the environment. Select the newsletters of your choice:. Remind Me Later No Thanks.