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Ditch the city and go country : how to master the art of rural life from a former city dweller / Alissa Hessler, creator of Urban exodus.

Hessler, Alissa, (author.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library 640 HES (Text) 70741000146223 Adult Non Fiction Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 640 HES (Text) 30032010705157 NEW ADULT Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 640 HESSLER (Text) 33946003239865 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1624143911
  • ISBN: 9781624143915
  • Physical Description: 208 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Salem, MA : Page Street Publishing Co., 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Location, location, location -- House hunting -- Getting settled -- Neighbors and community -- Oh how your garden grows -- Furry friends and food -- Meeting your mates -- Embracing the seasons -- Staying alive -- Making that money -- The long game.
Summary, etc.: "Though moving to the country takes determination, every ex-urbanite says it was the best decision they ever made. The same rings true for Alissa Hessler, who relocated from Seattle to rural Maine years ago and has never looked back. In this book she uses her wit, charm and experience to help you chart a path to successful country living. Ditch the City and Go Country covers the ins and outs of how to find a home, how to keep your current job remotely or where to look for a new one, how to own livestock and prepare for disasters, how to make a smooth transition and become a part of your new community and how to embrace the seasons. With this must-have guide, you?ll be able to stop daydreaming and finally live the life you?ve always wanted in the country. Alissa Hessler was inspired to launch her blog Urban Exodus after relocating to Maine in 2011. She has been featured in Modern Farmer, Popular Photography, Click Magazine and Maine Home."--Amazon.com.
Subject: Country life.
Home economics, Rural.
Agriculture.
Animal culture.
HOUSE & HOME / Sustainable Living.

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