Attainable Sustainable: The Lost Art of Self-Reliant Living

Attainable Sustainable: The Lost Art of Self-Reliant Living

by Kris Bordessa

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Overview

Best How-to Book of 2020 —American Society of Journalists and Authors

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, raising chickens, and creating your own natural cleaning supplies.

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, including:
  • Delectable recipes for a crusty sourdough baguette, smoky hot sauce, and home preserving
  • Handmade crafts like dyeing fabric, dipping candles, and making your own natural home remedies
  • Outdoor projects like foraging for wild edibles, beekeeping, and cooking in cast iron
  • Essential gardening tips from growing an herb box to cultivating a fruit orchard and natural weed control
Filled with 340 color photographs, this relatable, comprehensive book contains time honored-wisdom and modern know-how for getting back to basics.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426220548
Publisher: National Geographic
Publication date: 03/24/2020
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 80,950
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

KRIS BORDESSA launched in the hit blog Attainable Sustainable in 2011 to create a community focused on more self-reliant living. She encourages readers to tackle one actionable step each day to embrace simpler living through a DIY lifestyle. Bordessa grew up on a small apple farm in Northern California and is a 2nd generation 4-H member. These days, she lives in Hawai'i with her family, strives for an abundant vegetable garden, and raises a thriving—and often humorous—chicken flock.

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