Attainable Sustainable: The Lost Art of Self-Reliant Living

Category: Book
By (author): Bordessa, Kris
Subject:  CRAFTS & HOBBIES / General
  GARDENING / Reference
  HOUSE & HOME / Sustainable Living
Publisher: National Geographic
Published: March 2020
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 10.10in x 8.06in x 1.26in
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From The Publisher*Packed with delicious recipes, natural remedies, gardening tips, crafts, and more, this indispensable lifestyle reference from the popular blogger makes earth-friendly living fun.

Whether you live in a city, suburb, or the country, this essential guide for the backyard homesteader will help you achieve a homespun life--from starting your own garden and pickling the food you grow to pressing wildflowers, baking sourdough loaves, quilting, raising chickens, and creating your own natural cleaning supplies. In these richly illustrated pages, sustainability-guru Kris Bordessa offers DIY lovers an indispensable home reference for sustainability in the 21st century, with tried-and-true advice, 50 enticing recipes, and step-by-step directions for creating easy, cost-efficient projects that will bring out your inner pioneer. Filled with 340 color photographs, this relatable, comprehensive book contains time honored-wisdom and modern know-how for getting back to basics in a beautiful, accessible package.
Review Quote*"Tips from Kris Bordessa's popular blog fill this guide on Earth-friendly practices."
–National Geographic
Biographical NoteKRIS BORDESSA'S passion project is the hit blog Attainable Sustainable, which she launched in 2011 to create a community focused on self-reliant living. The site asks the question: What if we could tackle one little actionable step each day to achieve a more self-reliant lifestyle? Bordessa grew up on a small farm in Northern California where her family harvested apples, raised chickens, planted acres of tomatoes, butchered pigs and hosted a Christmas tree farm. These days, she lives in Hawai'i with her husband, two sons, an abundant vegetable garden, and a thriving chicken flock.