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Thomas Jefferson’s Approach to Self Sufficient Living

This is the Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's self sufficient plantation. 
Source: Tony Fischer Photography on Flickr

America’s Loss of Economic Independence¬†   Self sufficiency is a lifestyle that’s become increasingly foreign as America advanced from it’s early Agrarian society, progressing through the Industrial Revolution and into the current Information Age. There’s a number of things that contributed to the loss of economic individualism; factory work took away the multifaceted, broad range […]