Melissa Coleman writes about Helen and Scott Nearing’s seminal back to the land book, The Good Life

In these times of self-isolation and social distancing, taking care of one’s own needs seems more appropriate than ever. Helen and Scott Nearing’s legacy of self-reliance, first documented in their book, The Good Life, can inspire us all. In a leading article in the April 2020 issue of Down East Magazine, Melissa Coleman reflects on the legacy of self-reliance and simple living left by Helen and Scott Nearing and their Brooksville homestead, Forest Farm. Read the article here: https://downeast.com/history/living-the-good-life/