Remembering the Homesteading Principles of the Nearings

Roger Doiron explores the continuing legacy and homesteading principles of the Nearings and their Forest Farm homestead. Learn about Helen and Scott Nearing's principles of simple living, The Good Life Center in Harborside, Maine, and how the Nearings have influenced generations of homesteaders, including the suburban variety.

Author Roger Doiron and his sons tend their suburban garden, which supplies half the family’s produce.
Author Roger Doiron and his sons tend their suburban garden, which supplies half the family’s produce.
Photo by Roger Doiron