By Wendy Jehanara Tremayne
This is the inspirational tale of ways one couple ditched their careers and high-pressure existence in big apple urban to maneuver to rural New Mexico, the place they made, outfitted, invented, foraged, and grew all they had to stay self-sufficiently, researching a brand new experience of worth and abundance within the approach. along their own tale are counsel and tutorials to steer readers within the discovery of a satisfying new way of life that is predicated much less on cash. Tremayne wholeheartedly believes that everybody has the ability, mind's eye and creativity to make it work.
Tremayne not in basic terms teaches the artwork of constructing biofuel, home equipment, buildings, gardens, nutrients, and medication but in addition provides purposes for makers to percentage their concepts and ideas via open resource and inventive commons licenses. She stocks the fun of making out of waste, domestic manufacture, and reconnecting with nature, and he or she teaches readers the way to stay off the grid. sensible, contemplative, and action-oriented, The strong existence Lab is the handbook for all times in a post-consumer age.
In addition, the nice lifestyles Lab is stuffed with illustrations contributed by way of a neighborhood of artists -- Alethea Morrison, Allegra Lockstadt, Andrew Saeger, Bert van Wijk, Christopher Silas Neal, Gina Triplett, Grady McFerrin, Joel Holland, Josh Cochran, Julia Rothman, Kate Bingaman Burt, Katie Scott, Kristian Olson, Mattias Adolfsson, Meg Hunt, Melinda Beck, Miyuki Sakai, Rachel Salomon, and Sasha Prood -- making the ebook itself a piece of art.
The Smyth-sewn binding type is the highest-quality ebook binding to be had. it really is tougher than a glued binding and shall we the ebook open flat, making it more uncomplicated to learn. The solid existence Lab has an uncovered backbone in order that readers can relish and know the way the item used to be made.