Sharon Astyk

Sharon Astyk

Sharon Astyk is a writer, teacher, blogger, and farmer who raises vegetables, poultry and dairy goats with her family in upstate New York. She and her family use 80% less energy and resources than the average American household. Sharon is a member of the Board of Directors of ASPO-USA, founder of the Riot 4 Austerity, and the award-winning author of four previous books including Making Home, Depletion and Abundance and Independence Days.

Author's Titles

Making Home

Making Home

Adapting Our Homes and Our Lives to Settle in Place

Other books tell us how to live the good life -- but you might have to win the lottery to do it. Making Home is about improving life with the real …

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Independence Days

Independence Days

A Guide to Sustainable Food Storage and Preservation

Hard times aren't just coming, they are here already. The recent economic collapse has seen millions of North Americans move from the middle class to …

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A Nation of Farmers

A Nation of Farmers

Defeating the Food Crisis on American Soil

Once we could fill our grocery carts with cheap and plentiful food, but not anymore. Cheap food has gone the way of cheap oil. Climate change is …

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Depletion & Abundance

Depletion & Abundance

Life on the New Home Front

Climate change, peak oil and economic instability aren't just future social problems -- they jeopardize our homes and families right now. Our …

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