This book harkens to the time when if you needed something on the farm you built it out of wood with a few simple metal implements. From furniture, to farm implements, to woven shopping baskets, the long forgotten techniques that require slow and careful craftmanship and an understanding of local materials are discussed, and with practice, the reader could create any of the old devices the book talks about.
"We're all just walking each other home." -Ram Dass
"Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder."-Rumi
“When it is understood that one loses joy and happiness in the attempt to possess them, the essence of natural farming will be realized. The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.”
― Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution
He was expelled for perverse baking experiments. This tiny ad is a model student:
Self-Sufficiency in MO -- 10 acres of Eden, looking for a renter who can utilize and appreciate it.