Saturday, October 15, 2011

This Small House

Reposted from the Thoreau Society:
Walden Pond State Reservation

915 Walden Street
Concord, MA 01742
(978) 369-3254

Saturday, October 15
This Small House, 10 - Noon

Looking to reduce consumption and simplify your lifestyle? Ever wonder about living in a tiny house? Three people who heeded Henry David Thoreau's call to "Simplify. Simplify" and built tiny houses will share their experiences:

John Hanson Mitchell, acclaimed author of "Ceremonial Time" and "Living at the End of Time," will discuss building/living for two years in a one-room neo-Gothic home.

Derek "Deek" Diedricksen, profiled on NPR and in The New York Times for his micro-cottages and low-cost dwellings, will talk about techniques for building simple shelters and show off at least one of his creations.

Sage Radachowsky, a carpenter, small-guitar maker and Harvard evolutionary biologist, will discuss living in a moveable gypsy wagon in the heart of greater Boston.

This event is free and open to the public. Most appropriate for ages 12 and older. The daily parking fee is $5.00 per vehicle. For more information, please call (978) 369-3254.

Sponsored by the Friends of Walden Pond, an activity of The Thoreau Society.

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