Depletion and Abundance: Life on the New Home Front

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New Society Publishers, Oct 18, 2013 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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Contents

Where Are We?
1
Getting Out the Boats A Primer on Hard Times
3
Actions as Activism The New Home Front and the Riot for Austerity
19
Time to Pick Up Your Hat
39
Money Changes Everything
53
Meet the Real Economy
55
Making Ends Meet
73
Real Family ValuesFacing the Future Together
85
The Beauty and Necessity of the LowEnergy Home
165
Food and Health The New Basics
179
The Bountiful Home Grow and Preserve What You Need
181
The Hand that Stirs the Pot Rules the World
197
Health Care
213
Recompense
229
Abundance Democracy Joy
231
Appendix One
243

Talking Population With the Old Men
87
The Permaculture of Family
107
Raising Kids in a New World Family Life and Education
127
Home Economics HomeLand Security
143
Little House in the Suburbs
145
Appendix Two
257
Index
267
About the Author
273
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Sharon Astyk is a former academic who is a writer, subsistence farmer, parent, activist and prolific blogger (www.sharonastyk.com and http: //henandharvest.com/). She farms in upstate New York with her husband and four children, raises livestock, and grows and preserves vegetables. She is the author of Depletion and Abundance, and co-author of A Nation of Farmers.