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

Tales from the Farm

Jeff LemireIf you like stories told with a farm as the backdrop then you might want to check out the lush work of Jeff Lemire.

"Tales From The Farm" has won several awards, but I was drawn to his work by this cover art, which brings back fond memories of my own personal Batman cape my mom made for my brother and me back in the late 70's.

I feel like his drawing style captures that magical space in a boy's imagination where anything is possible with a bit of time and a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

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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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