Staff Picks: Books

Staff-recommended reading from the KPL catalog.

The Householder's Guide to the Universe

I’m utterly fascinated by anything that has to do with urban farming or homesteading, so it was with great pleasure that I stumbled upon The Householder’s Guide to the Universe recently.  In the introduction, author Harriet Fasenfest describes her book as “a how-to book, a cookbook, a getting-back-to-basics-in-the-city book.” It is all this, but it’s also a call to thriftiness, an appeal for sensible food production, and a champion of hard work and self-reliance.  The book is divided into twelve chapters (one for each month), which are further divided into sections entitled “The Home,” “The Kitchen,” and “The Garden.”  It was a joy to read as the seasons unfolded in Fasenfest’s garden; I loved to see the quiet contemplation she experienced in January, then the excitement of spring planting in May and June, and the overwhelming work of harvesting and preserving in August.  The Householder’s Guide to the Universe is the perfect book for anyone interested in gardeningpreserving, or a life more in touch with the earth.


Householder's Guide to the Universe


Here has a format that is very alternative. I like this article for this importance. It informs me about books content that so important.
So nice blog with great information. I appreciate it. Its so much helpful for those who are unknown about this. Keep doing. Thanks for posting.

Add a Comment

* = required

Share RSS