Lunaya Pravda

24 May 2006

Homesteading in an urban setting

Family Lives Throwback Life in Modern Setting
(link to NPR audio, no transcript)

May 24, 2006 ยท Reverting to a lifestyle of living off the land isn't so unusual. But one Massachusetts family is living that ideal in a less-than-bucolic setting. The family of four is gardening, living by candlelight and forgoing most modern conveniences in a low-income, inner-city neighborhood in Springfield. Karen Brown of member station WFCR reports.

Definitely worth a listen. Honey from bees, avoiding the washer and dryer, growing their own vegetables - much of interest to the modern gulcher who's still living in an urban center.

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