Living on the Earth: Celebrations, Storm Warnings, Formulas, Recipes, Rumors, and Country Dances Harvested by Alicia Bay Laurel. (Hardcover)

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Alicia Bay Laurel's iconic Living on the Earth is finally back in print in a 50th anniversary edition, revised and updated with new material. This book hit the homesteading, back-to-earth crowd like a whirlwind in the 1970s and its elemental wisdom and advice hasn't diminished over the decades since. Widely acclaimed in such publications as The Village Voice and The Whole Earth Catalog-which stated "this may be the best book in the catalog"-Living on the Earth gives guidance on such things as:

  • Backpacking
  • Making soap
  • Canning and drying
  • Herbal medicine
  • Gardening
  • First aid
  • Weaving and homemade dyes
  • Musical instruments
  • Making dress patterns

And so much more-the variety of topics covered is astounding. Readers will be educated, enlightened and entertained perusing this landmark work.

This book is also available from Echo Point Books in paperback (ISBN 1635619440).


Product Details
ISBN: 9781648370823
ISBN-10: 1648370829
Publisher: Echo Point Books & Media, LLC
Publication Date: August 20th, 2021
Pages: 244
Language: English