Zen and the Art of Raising Chickens - Clea Danaan new hardcover book
ZEN and the ART of RAISING CHICKENS
The Way of Hen
by CLEA DANAAN
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New small hardcover book, 114 pages, published 2011
Zen and the Art of Raising Chickens examines why keeping chickens has become so popular, as it addresses environmental issues, the locovore movement, and a shift in the way we want to live. The book includes the way in which hen-keeping can easily be fitted into a busy lifestyle. Written in a light-hearted and uplifting style, the book includes anecdotes, tips, and philosophical musings. Perfect for anyone interested in keeping chickens who seeks a more enlightened lifestyle.
Raising chickens is not only environmentally friendly, economical, and organic - it might also be the path to enlightenment. Zen and the Art of Raising Chickens explores the entertaining, rewarding, and - yes - enlightening art of keeping chickens in an urban or suburban garden. Chickens slow us down and ground us. This book demonstrates how raising chickens can easily fit into a busy lifestyle, and why doing so helps keep us sane and focused on the simpler joys of life.
Zen and the Art of Raising Chickens examines the power of urban chicken ownership to change the way we live in the world through spiritual homesteading.
- The sound of one wing flapping
- Chicken mind, beginner's mind
- Chop wood, feed chickens
- The chicken or the egg
- The mind of the chicken is ungraspable
- Sources and endnotes
- Index and further reading
About the Author
Clea Danaan grew up in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. She is the author of several books including Sacred Land: Intuitive Gardening for Personal, Political, & Environmental Change and Voices of the Earth: The Path of Green Spirituality. Clea homeschools her daughter while balancing her baby son on one hip. They spend a lot of time in the garden, watching the chickens and chasing the cats.
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Zen and the Art of Raising Chickens by Clea Danaan
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