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
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 $40 a week)User Review - Goodreads
This was a pleasant read about the author's new life in a cabin by a lake in Michigan. She loves good, local food and uses her $40 per week food money wisely, buying good food locally produced. She ... Read full review