The Feast Nearby: How I lost my job, buried a marriage, and found my way by keeping chickens, foraging, preserving, bartering, and eating locally (all on $40 a week)
Within a single week in 2009, food journalist Robin Mather found herself on the threshold of a divorce and laid off from her job at the Chicago Tribune. Forced into a radical life change, she returned to her native rural Michigan.
From the Hardcover edition.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Stembie3 - LibraryThing
I'm about halfway through this book and I'm slightly disappointed because it's not living up to its long subtitle. I'm learning nothing about how the author coped with her job loss or end of her ... Read full review
The Feast Nearby: How I Lost My Job, Buried a Marriage, and Found My Way by Keeping Chickens, Foraging, Preserving, Bartering, and Eating Locally (All on Forty Dollars a Week)User Review - Lisa Campbell - Book Verdict
In this collection of essays and recipes, Mather (former food editor, Detroit News) models the value-driven eating style she advocates in her first book, A Garden of Unearthly Delights: Bioengineering ... Read full review