Challenge: Cozy Cottagecore Reading

Pick up one of these cottagecore (celebrating the idealized rural life) titles or complete a cottagecore activity for 10 points and a badge!

When you complete 1 task, you will earn 10 points and a badge.

photograph of a cottage with chimney surrounded by trees and wooden fence
Task
Read The Little Book of Cottagecore by Emily Kent
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Read Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
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Read Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Make Our Worlds, Shape our Minds and Shape Our Futures by Merlin Sheldrake
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Read All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot
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Read I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith
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Read The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner
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Bake a pie using a recipe from any pie baking cookbook you find at your library.

Bake a loaf of bread from any bread baking cookbook you find at your library. Might we suggest sourdough?

Learn about foraging! Not sure where to start? Try one of these titles:

  • Backyard foraging : 65 familiar plants you didn't know you could eat by Ellen Zachos
  • Wild edibles : a practical guide to foraging, with easy identification of 60 edible plants and 67 recipes by Sergei Boutenko
  • Foraging Arizona : finding, identifying, and preparing edible wild foods in Arizona by Christopher Nyerges
  • Desert terroir : exploring the unique flavors and sundry places of the borderlands by Gary Paul Nabhan
  • The new wildcrafted cuisine : exploring the exotic gastronomy of local terroir by Pascal Baudar