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Title:Farewell, My Subaru: An Epic Adventure in Local Living
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Doug Fine
Publisher:eBooks
ISBN:1400066441
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:210
Category:Non fiction, Memoir, Environment, Humor, Sustainability, Food

Farewell, My Subaru: An Epic Adventure in Local Living by Doug Fine

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Farewell, My Subaru: An Epic Adventure in Local Living Like many Americans Doug Fine enjoys his creature comforts but he also knows full well they keep him addicted to oil So he wonders Is it possible to keep his Netflix and his car his Wi Fi and his subwoofers and still i i reduce his carbon footprint In an attempt to find out Fine up and moves to a remote ranch in New Mexico where he brazenly vows to grow his own food use sunlight to power his world and drive on restaurant grease Never mind that he s never raised so much as a chicken or a bean Or that he has no mechanical or electrical skills .

Whether installing Japanese solar panels defending the goats he found on Craigslist against coyotes or co opting waste oil from the local Chinese restaurant to try and fill the new veggie oil tank in his ROAT short for Ridiculously Oversized American Truck Fine s extraordinary undertaking makes one thing clear It ain t easy being green In fact his journey uncovers a slew of surprising facts about alternative energy organic and locally grown food and climate change .

Both a hilarious romp and an inspiring call to action Farewell My Subaru makes a profound statement about trading today s instant gratifications for a deeper more enduring kind of satisfaction .

Advance praise for Farewell My Subaru .

This is Green Acres for the smart set a witty and educational look at sustainable living Buy it read it compost it A J Jacobs author of The Year of Living Biblically .

The details of Doug Fine s experiment in green living are great fun but more important is the spirit the dawning understanding that living in connection to something more tangible than a computer mouse is what we were built for It ll make you want to move Bill McKibben author of Deep Economy The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future

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