Wendy Brown

Wendy Brown

Wendy Brown is a suburban homesteader growing roots (both literally and figuratively) in Southern Maine. Until 2005 her family was living the American Dream, complete with credit card debt, car payments and two mortgages. Concerns about the environment, Peak Oil, and the economy combined with a growing desire to live a more self-sufficient life caused her and her family to reevaluate their lives. The result has been a transition from a completely dependent, consumerist lifestyle to one of living debt-free in a comfortable, more energy efficient home in a desirable location with a bountiful garden.

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Browsing Nature's Aisles

Browsing Nature's Aisles

A year of foraging for wild food in the suburbs

When most of us think of self-sufficiency, we think of growing a large garden, and maybe keeping a few chickens for eggs or meat. While this is …

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Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs

Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs

The Thrivalist's Guide to Life Without Oil

In the latter half of the twentieth century, the percentage of the total American population living in suburbs grew to nearly 50 percent. Fossil …

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