Made from Scratch Description
Point is, it feels good to get dirty, work hard, and slow down
In a world of mass produced food, factory stitched clothing, 300 channel cable television, and computer centric desk jobs, it s easy to overlook the simple pleasures of eating homegrown vegetables, raising animals naturally and humanely, wearing hand sewn clothing, or simply enjoying an evening of unplugged entertainment.
Inspired by her growing admiration for small farmers and her equally strong distaste for out of control consumerism, Jenna Woginrich decided to take great control of her life what she ate, what she wore, and how she spent her free time Learn a few basic country skills, she reasoned, and she would be able to produce at least some of the food and resources she used every day.
Goodbye, fast food and Wonder Bread hello, homesteading With enthusiasm and joy for the tasks at hand, Woginrich embarked on a journey that has been sometimes hilarious, sometimes heartbreaking and always soul satisfying.
From the fulfilling work of planting a garden and installing honeybees, to the bliss of gathering fresh eggs for an omelet or playing an old time ballad on the fiddle, Made from Scratch shares the honest satisfaction of doing for oneself, and brings the reader to a deep appreciation for the value of simple skills performed well..