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Old Professions Make A Comeback

The sustainable food movement has inspired a return to traditional food crafts and preparation: canning, pickling, cheese-making, home brewing. Meanwhile, a similar trend has infused careers and occupations. These resurging professions can reflect a rejection of mass-production and indicate a move back toward more carefully considered and developed products and services.

They may have old-fashioned sensibilities, but it’s not a movement of Luddites: many who adopt the old ways still take advantage of modern technologies, if only to promote their endeavors online.

Should old professions be forgot, click ahead to learn about seven that will not.

By Colleen Kane
Posted 16 Dec 2010

Photo: jsroberts.com.au