Carren's Pitch

Life by Design

Self-reliance. That's what most describes this wonderful Silver Lake couple. I got a chance to interview them about their new book, "Making It" and I was inspired to do a little more than just shop the grocery aisles.
Making It Features Tips from L.A.'s Most Famous DIY Couple
Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Alissa Walker
Published: 27 July 2011, GOOD

Erik Knutzen and Kelly Coyne exude the warm confidence you might expect from a couple who shares their Los Angeles home with chickens. Best known to many as Mr. and Mrs. Homegrown on their popular blog Root Simple, Knutzen and Coyne have spent years passing along their wit and wisdom on urban homesteading issues and beyond to eager, enthusiastic readers. Now they're the authors of Making It: Radical Home Ec for a Post-Consumer World, a cookbook-style DIY manual that covers everything from making your own household cleaner to keeping your own bees. [read more]


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