Suggested References & Reading

Monthly Favorite: November 2019

The Folk Craft Revival podcast is now live! Not sure what you've been up to, but around here a lot has been happening. As such, I've had to think for a moment about what I wanted to post for this month. Normally, I try to choose a project I'm learning that I've found...

Monthly Favorite: Sept 2019

Do you ever feel like you're the only person out there who enjoys learning traditional skills? I do. Seems like a pretty frequent thing actually. In today's day and age my passions and interests are definitely a little odd. . . Who wants to learn how to do something...

Monthly Favorite: August 2019

Museums. Nuff said. You might have expected this based on the fact I have a site and podcast devoted towards traditional skills and crafts but I'll tell you anyway.... I love a good museum. To see the history and how people used to live is just amazing. Needless to...

Monthly Favorite: March 2019

Tapping trees for syrup! I've never really considered myself to be in an area where making maple syrup was an option.... But reading an old pioneer account of syrup/sugar making in this area when it was originally settled changed my mind. No, we don't have loads of...

Monthly Favorite: February 2019

Fermentation! I read Wild Fermentation by Sandor Katz a little while ago and it has definitely inspired me…. Who isn’t drawn to the idea of crocks of vegetables spoiling on their kitchen counter?? Realistically though, if you’re a beginner to the fermentation world...

Monthly Favorite: January 2019

Monthly Favorites: I just finished reading The Winter Wilderness Companion by Garrett and Alexandra Conover, it's one that is for sure going on the suggested reading list! It's a fascinating book about traditional winter travel on foot in the far north. They are...