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The Fava, the Sun, and the Holy Goat: A Year On Our Farmlet
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Price: Free! Words: 36,180. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
This memoir is about two fifty-something Boomers building a small farm life in the Pacific Northwest. The main characters besides me and my husband, the Bearded One, are our 3 twenty-something kids and a few neighbors. We build a barn, an aviary, and a hoop house; acquire chickens and goats for the first time; and have numerous other rural adventures.
Clutterbug: A zine about stuff
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Price: Free! Words: 17,580. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
(3.00 from 1 review)
Look around you right now: how much 'stuff' do you have? This zine is all about chucking stuff out, resisting buying new stuff, and looking at the processes of how we engage with stuff along the way. I consider the 'buy-ology' of why we desire and buy what we do in the first place and also 'flow': the exact opposite of the desire-acquire cycle. If you hoard stuff, or purge, this will interest you.
The Greening of Gavin - My First Year of Living Sustainably
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Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: Australian English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
As he walked out of the cinema, Gavin knew that his life would change forever. It was the impact of a documentary that kicked him into action, whereby he decided to lower his family's impact on the planet, in the attempt to live a more sustainable lifestyle. This is the story of his first year of 'The Greening of Gavin'.
Stickin' it to the Matrix
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Stickin' it to the Matrix is this generation's version of Abbie Hoffman's Steal This Book. Funny and irreverent, the book is above all a practical step-by-step guide to both escaping and extracting from the matrix. In Stickin’ it to the Matrix, Henderson offers the reader the same insights that allowed him to "retire" at age 28, move to the country and author this, his 4th book.
The Truth About Simple Unhooked Living
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Radical simplicity is a way for people to be empowered when things spin out of control. Mainstream Americans have a sense of entitlement that causes them to reject voluntary simplicity. As a result, the liberty to dwell simply on the land in the US is quickly slipping away, just when we need it most. Now is a good time to learn all you can from the happily unhooked.
Payday Loans and Cash Advance: Pros and Cons - Mistakes and Traps to Avoid
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You set the price! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Meir Liraz. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
A payday loan or a cash advance loan is a loan for a short time. This book will reveal to you everything you need to know before applying for a payday loan or cash advance. This is must-know must-do information; ignore it at your own perils. Once you read this book you'll know exactly how to locate the most cost effective payday loan and how to get a quick approval.
Getting Started on a Food Supply Plan: Sourcing, Preserving, and Storing Food for Tomorrow's Uncertain Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Rural Living Media. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Have you ever wondered how you'd feed your family if the retail grocery store system failed? Do rising prices and declining food quality make you want to take matters into your own hands? Getting Started on a Food Supply Plan will help you create a system of growing, buying, and storing food to raise your level of preparedness, increase your self-sufficiency, and provide peace of mind.
Alternative Stirling Engines For Free Energy Applications And How To Go About Building Them And Using Them To Generate Electricity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
This book describes the basics of the Stirling engine, as well as some of the most promising alternative models, how to go about building them and how they can be used to generate power for home use.
The Philosophy of Slow Vegetable Gardening
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by Harry Maxwell Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
This book is the story of how I developed a productive vegetable garden that provides my family with an all year round supply of fresh, chemical-free vegetables, and saves us thousands of dollars a year. I have discovered the benefits of slow vegetable gardening, which encourages me to appreciate and savour my vegetable garden while philosophising on the world and living in harmony with nature.
Build Your Own Solar Powered Generator: Step by Step Instructions for Solar Power at a Fraction of the Cost
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
When the power goes out, be prepared. Learn to build a solar powered generator using this handy reference guide with step by step instrutions.
Sacred Coffee: A "Homesteader's" Paradigm
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,680. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Sacred Coffee: A "Homesteader's" Paradigm reveals the thoughts, ideals, beliefs, and practices through which the Zeiger family pursue a simple, centered, more deliberate lifestyle off the grid in Alaska.
Talk Cheap: Your Guide to Free and Cheap Phone Service
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Are you tired of overpaying for phone service? I personally used the methods detailed in this book to completely eliminate both my land line AND my cell phone bills. Buy this book and learn how you too can save a fortune on your phone bill using legitimate, established options to your traditional land line and cell phone service.
Build Your Own Small Solar Power System
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
So what do you do when the power goes out? Do you fumble around in the dark looking for candles or a torch to light the way? Well, look no further for a solution. This eBook is a how to guide, with comprehensive instructions that will enable you to benefit from my experience and research, and build your very own small solar power system even on a modest budget.
Sanctuary-a Jack Robertson novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,070. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Sanctuary is the story of two friends who realize that the American economy is destined to fail. They understand that there is nothing they can do to save the country, but there is something they can do to save themselves, their families, and friends. Their plan is not just a model for surviving the coming collapse. Sanctuary is a pattern for sustainable self-sufficient living for all Americans.
How to Start a Profitable Worm Business on a Shoestring Budget
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses
in the book the author, a successful commercial worm farmer for more than 15 years, shares easy to follow methods to start a worm business from scratch. The reader will learn proven low cost ways to breed earthworms and generate an income with them. The book is suited for anyone that wants to work from home and has only a very small budget to get his/her business of the ground.
2F Wind Turbine Construction Manual
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,940. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
A very "hands-on" guide to every step in the process of building a 2 metre diameter wind turbine for battery charging. The turbine will produce 800kWh of energy on a site with 5 m/s mean wind speed. It uses more durable ferrite magnets for longer service life. The ebook is packed with colour photos and diagrams to clarify the text. "They can tell you more than thousand words"
Permaculture Herbal
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Series: Permaculture, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » herbal medications
Certified herbalist and permaculture designer Theresa McCuaig steps readers through making safe backyard medicine. Many of the plants featured are cost-saving perennials and self-seeding annuals. Appeals to gardeners who want to sell herbs or homemade herbal products. Includes calculations for dosing children and a section for treating dogs with herbs. Safety focused glossary up front.
Living in Paradise
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,280. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
When John and Heather decided a move to the country would be the perfect lifestyle change, Heather had no idea what an adventure lay ahead. Tossing aside her high-heeled shoes, this management consultant stepped into a world she was ill-prepared to handle. 'Living in Paradise', was interwoven with abundant challenges and demanded skills she had not intended to add to her resume!
Small Home Tiny House
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
The best guide to budgeting, designing, and estimating your small or tiny home available on the market today.