Sufficient: A Modern Guide to Sustainable Living

Sufficient: A Modern Guide to Sustainable Living

by Tom Petherick
     
 

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Many of us want to make a shift in our lives by slowing down and consuming less, embracing artisan foods, and championing human-scale organic growing methods as safe, compassionate, and pleasurable. Sufficient is a book to inspire, educate and encourage a process of change towards a simple, gentle, and sustainable way of living. This guide to starting

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Many of us want to make a shift in our lives by slowing down and consuming less, embracing artisan foods, and championing human-scale organic growing methods as safe, compassionate, and pleasurable. Sufficient is a book to inspire, educate and encourage a process of change towards a simple, gentle, and sustainable way of living. This guide to starting that process, however and wherever the reader currently lives in the world, features passionate approach to understanding why changes need to be made and how they can be achieved in a fun and life-enhancing way. It is a new concept, the central aim of which is to encourage the practice of sustainability, taking it from its niche following and bringing it into the mainstream consciousness via a practical everyday manual.

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"Packed with advice on growing and raising your own food and animals, along with heartfelt yet nonhectoring advice as to why a low-energy lifestyle has to be more than a passing trend."  —Elspeth Thompson, author, New Country Garden

"If you wish to give one book with the possibility of changing someone's life I couldn't recommend more highly Tom Petherick's Sufficient."  —Guardian

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781862058514
Publisher:
Pavilion Books, Limited
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Tom Petherick's passion for plants began when he restored an organic coffee farm in south India. He then become horticultural director of Europe’s largest garden restoration project at The Lost Gardens of Heligan. He currently runs a horticultural consultancy. His work appears regularly in publications such as Country Smallholder, Gardens Illustrated, Hortus, and Saga Magazine, and his books include Heligan: A Portrait of The Lost Gardens and Trees That Shape The World.

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