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Homesteading Adventures: A Guide for Doers and Dreamers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,860. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014 by ManyTracks. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
From bare beginnings to a comfortable, ever changing homestead, Sue leads the reader through their early years of building, learning, laughing and creating their home in the woods. Both fun and practical with plenty of how-to and a little bit of philosophy, from home building to home power, from organic garden to country kitchen, and a whole lot in between.
iPermie! How to Permaculture Your Urban Lifestyle
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 401,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a good-life design guide for Millennials, Boomers, and Generation X. Contains strategies, tools, and techniques to help you navigate the cardinal threats of peak oil, climate instability, economic irrationality, and political criminality. iPermie is an almanac of useful information and permaculture self-study guide.
Backyard Bounty, Creating a Local Food System
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,880. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
It’s one thing for an established farmer to live off his land, quite another for a city-dwelling mum of three lively sons to shun the supermarket. But holding grave concerns about chemical use and ethical issues surrounding modern food production, landscape architect Janet Luke did just that – attempting to feed herself and her family from her urban garden.
Beekeeping With Free Bees
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,030. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Beekeeping is an expensive hobby, but the enterprising bee keeper can expand their operation with free bees. Honey bees swarm every spring and to those who know where to look and how to rescue these swarms, "Free Bees" details the steps necessary to acquire these swarms of honeybees for a few minutes of you time and a little fuel to arrive at the swarm site. This manuscript details the how-to.
The Call of the Land, 2nd Edition
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011 by NorLightsPress. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
The Call of the Land is a sourcebook exploring positive pathways for economic advancement, environmental repair, food security, good health, and cultural renewal. While no single remedy meets the many challenges, hundreds of positive, creative options are already in place for families, neighborhoods, suburbs, cities, churches, and corporations. The Call of the Land illuminates these paths.
The Best Place for Garbage: The Essential Guide to Recycling with Composting Worms
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 88,100. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book will only be useful to you if you eat or know someone who does. About 30% of your trash is made up of completely recyclable organic material. Convert your garbage to black gold with composting worms. This fun, funny and informative book will make you laugh out loud as you learn how to turn something that is costing you money into something that is saving or even making you money.
A Home from the Woods ebook version
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design
Part how to, part adventure, A Home From The Woods details methods used for four different log cabin projects: Restoring A Standing Cabin; Building A Hand-hewn Cabin; Building with Rounded Logs; and Taking Down and Recreating An Original Log Cabin. The straightforward advice is put in perspective with a personal narrative of the challenges and rewards of building that idyllic cabin in the woods.
Farming Around the Country
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,770. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010 by NorLightsPress. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
For twelve months, author Brian Bender lived a nomadic life on small organic farms across the US. Leaving behind a teaching career, he hopped from farm to farm through an organization called WWOOF: World-Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms. During his sabbatical from teaching HS science, he learned about sustainable living and gained unexpected wisdom in sustainable living and human happiness.
Stronger than Dirt
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,300. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
After years of running the rat race, Kim Schaye and Chris Losee traded in their urban lifestyle for a farm in rural New York. Stronger Than Dirt recounts their transformation from lifetime city dwellers to full-time flower growers. Told from alternating viewpoints of a husband and wife, Stronger Than Dirt is an inspirational tale for anyone who ever wondered what it would be like to pursue a dream