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Sufficient: A Modern Guide to Sustainable Living

By: Tom Petherick
288 pages, photos, drawings
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Sufficient: A Modern Guide to Sustainable Living
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This book aims to inspire, educate and encourage a movement towards a simple, gentle and subtle way of living. Many of us want to make a shift in our lives by slowing down and consuming less, embracing local organic foods, recycling more and conserving resources. This book presents a light-hearted approach to understanding why changes need to be made and how they can be achieved in a fun and life-enhancing way. Sufficient is a new concept, the central aim of which is to encourage the practice of sustainability, taking it from a niche following and into the mainstream consciousness.

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Tom's passion for plants began when he restored an organic coffee farm in Tamil Nadu, south India. This honed his interest in sustainable and organic issues and on his return, Tom joined Europe's largest garden restoration project at The Lost Gardens of Heligan. He has also restored two walled gardens in Dorset. In 2000 he became Horticultural Director (Designate) at Heligan. Tom runs a horticultural consultancy advising clients on organic methods of horticulture, permaculture and sustainable land use. He has written a weekly column - 'Kitchen Garden' - for the Saturday Times and a monthly column for Cornwall Today. His work appears regularly in publications such as Gardens Illustrated, Saga Magazine, Hortus and Country Smallholder. His books include 'Heligan, A Portrait of The Lost Gardens' (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 04) and 'Trees That Shape The World' (Quadrille, 06). In 2006 he lectured at the Davidson Horticultural Symposium in the USA and he has presented numerous horticultural DVDs. Tom lives in Totnes, Devon.
By: Tom Petherick
288 pages, photos, drawings
Publisher: Pavilion Books
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A guide to starting the process of changing our lives - slowing down, consuming less, embracing artisan foods and championing human-scale organic growing methods. Country Smallholding magazine
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