The Walden Effect: Farming, simple living, permaculture, and invention.

Family from above

Family from above

Tales of books read, berries wildcrafted, and rivers swum.

Harvesting mulberry

Only family truly understands how awesome it is that there's a mulberry tree along the driveway near where you're visiting, so you can snag some silkworm fodder on the way home.

Our chickens dealt well with my neglect this week since their automatic chicken waterer makes them very low maintenance.  (Plus, Mark picked up remarkably huge amounts of slack.  Thanks, honey!)

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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Ack! I am all caught up! Now I have nothing to read! Well, except Radical Homemakers which I checked out of the library because you recommended it. If I find any of the other books you've read show up at the Bristol library I'll probably read those, too.
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