About the Author
Abigail R. Gehring
is the editor of Back to Basics, Homesteading
, and Self-Sufficiency
, and author of Odd Jobs
and Dangerous Jobs
. She’s practiced living self-sufficiently since her childhood in Vermont, being home-schooled, home-canning jams and jellies, and enjoying natural crafts. She lives in New York City and Windham, Vermont.
Martha M. Gehring has been drawing since she was about the same age as her grandson (five years old). She specializes in watercolors and oils and enjoys painting on unusual surfaces, such as slate. She lives in Vermont with her husband and cats.