Sustainable Porter Cottage in Maine

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Remove yourself from the stuff that weighs you down through the week, because it is time to head to this nest of freedom 20 miles off the coast of Maine. The smallish living quarters host 320 square feet of perfectly organized and precisely designed space by Alex Scott Porter. The cabin’s future has been imagined for sustainability.  Off the grid additions include a  graywater system, solar panels, passive solar heating and cooling, a solar refrigerator originally designed for keeping medical supplies cold in Sub-Saharan Africa, rainwater catchment, and a composting toilet.

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Allison

Allison Parker is a proud stay at home mom maintaining a full schedule kissing boo boos and passing out hugs just because. Her days many times are spent between the garden and the kitchen. From a journey of learning whole food eating habits, she's taken on the challenges of baking bread, muffins and cakes from scratch and filling the cellar shelves with scores of her own canned goods each year. Writing is one of those things she does because its part of who she is. That and it's a nice break from the never ending work that comes with raising a family.

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