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.
What people are saying - Write a review
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - READnotowned - LibraryThing
The Feast Nearby contains all the things I like in a memoir: a woman in the midst of some major life crises (her husband asked her for a divorce and she lost her job all in the same week), an element ... Read full review