Books

We realize that other book distributors sell these books at a lower price but we ask you to consider buying these books from us. Please consider the extra cost as a donation to the Good Life Center. We rely on book sales as a significant part of our revenue.

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  • The Good Life

    by Helen & Scott Nearing (Schocken, 1954/1979).

    Includes Living the Good Life and Continuing the Lood Life.

    Order The Good Life Paperback @ $18.00
  • The Maple Sugar Book

    An account of the art and history of sugaring. Practical details for modern sugaring and remarks on pioneering in the 20th century.

    If you are looking for a beautiful example of the Nearing’s work and the bookmakers art, this is it. Printed from lead plates and woodcuts, these books are some of the finest bound, vintage titles we stock. When they are gone there will be no more.

    Order The Maple Sugar Book
  • The Maple Sugar Book

    50th Anniversary edition.
    An account of the art and history of sugaring. Practical details for modern sugaring and remarks on pioneering in the 20th century.

    Order The Maple Sugar Book Paperback @ $25.00
  • Simple Food for the Good Life: Random Acts of Cooking and Pithy Quotations

    by Helen Nearing (Chelsea Green, 1999).

    A book of Helen’s simple vegetarian recipes, as well as insight into the Nearing’s philosophy on eating for health.

    Order Simple Food for the Good Life Paperback @ $25.00
  • Wise Words for the Good Life: a Homesteader’s Personal Collection

    An anthology of quotations on simple living, solitude, woman’s place in the home, the male point of view. With a new introduction by Annie Sheble, member of The Good Life Center’s Group of Stewards.

    Order Wise Words for the Good Life: a Homesteader's Personal Collection HardCover @ $20.00