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Off the Grid - Getting Started by Wayne J Lutz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,250. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
What are the essentials you’ll need to begin an off-the-grid lifestyle, and how do you get started? This practical how-to guide considers all aspects of remote living, including site selection and the creation of your own utilities. Investment and ongoing costs of backwoods living are evaluated, based on the building-block approach to solar power and other readily-available technologies.
Cider Drink It Make It Cook With It by Anthony E Thorogood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,850. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beer, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
This is a brilliant book about the world of cider, cider in history, cider in literature, cooking with cider, cider and your health, apples and their origin, and there is even a section on which apples to grow and, what many of us have been waiting for, recipes to make real cider in the home. 'Made me want to find some local cider to try for myself and I even plan to make my own cider.'
How To Build Your Own DIY Truck Camper And Get Off The Grid For Dirt Cheap by Mobile Rik
Price: $7.17 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
"Learn How To Build Your Own DIY Truck Camper And Get Off The Grid Super-Fast — For Less Than A Paycheck And Just A Few Days Of Construction". The 2017 Second Edition is packed with over 200 photos and easy-to-understand diagrams, and a complete parts list and steps for constructing my wicked simple camper — built in 3 days for under $250 — or borrowing my unconventional ideas to build your own.
The Shoestring Girl, Second Edition by Annie Jean Brewer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,860. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / money management
The second edition of The Shoestring Girl: How I Live on Practically Nothing and You Can Too contains everything you wanted to know about saving money but were afraid to ask. It covers housing (urban and rural), medical, food, budgeting, furniture, fashion, personal care, and much, much more. Filled with tips, tricks, and stories, there is something for everyone within these pages.
Your Ecological House Part 1: Understanding Your Home Ecosystem by Philip S. Wenz
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,750. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Your Ecological House is a homeowner and designer’s guide to creating a “home ecosystem,” an integrated habitat that conserves and produces energy, reduces waste and produces food and other goods. Part 1 (this volume), explains how houses can function like natural ecosystems. Part 2, Creating Your Ecological House (published 2017), explains how to design and build your own home ecosystem.
Geo Power: Stay Warm, Keep Cool and Save Money with Geothermal Heating & Cooling by Donal B. Lloyd
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,580. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016 by PixyJack Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Learn why ground-source heat pumps (GHPs) are the best choice for heating and cooling new or existing homes in any climate, and how this reliable, silent, non-polluting way of extracting free earth energy saves money every year. For homeowners, home-building partners (architects, builders, lenders, inspectors), and those in training. Includes system options and the science behind the technology.
Bugging In: What To Do When TSHTF and You Live In Suburbia by Raymond Dean White
Price: Free! Words: 96,860. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
What if The S**t Hits The Fan and no help is coming? How would you provide for your family? How would you protect them and defend your home? This book will help you develop a plan to survive and possibly thrive during hard times. It offers specific, real world, time-tested survival strategies tailored for suburban life. Be prepared and you won't have to be sorry.
A Year in a Yurt: An Adventurous Memoir of Off-Grid Living Full of Practical Advice by Autumn Raven & Adam Raven
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,300. Language: American English. Published: June 27, 2016 by Autumn M. Birt. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Many people have asked why we did this. Why would my husband and I sell our home, car, ATV, snowmobile, furniture, why donate over 90% of our belongings and move into a yurt, in Maine no less? You might be surprised, because the reasons were really not all that unique: debt, unhappiness, and lack of fulfillment with where we found ourselves in life. What was unique was our solution.
Growing Berries for Food and Fun: Notes from the Northwoods by Sue Robishaw
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016 by ManyTracks. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Picking fresh berries from your own home-grown plants is a treat no matter where you live, but in the cold short season climate of the northern Midwest there is a special satisfaction. Between the long winters, short summers, wild critters, busy schedules and varied weather it is a real joy to finally hold in your hand sun ripened fruit that you grew. This book helps you get there.
The Car Free Experiment by Annie Jean Brewer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,250. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
If you have ever wondered if you can live without a car, this book will show you: * What it is like to live without a car for over a year * Advantages and disadvantages of the car free lifestyle * Car Free and Kids * Transportation alternatives * Tips and tricks for making alternate forms of transportation work for you. And most importantly, * Can living without a car really save you money?
Simple Landscaping: Sustainable Construction, How to do More for Less by Fred Swisher
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,410. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
SIMPLE LANDSCAPING gives you simple steps to save money, save water, reduce maintenance up to 90%, and enhance your environment.
Our Life Off the Grid: An Urban Couple Goes Feral by Sally Davies
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
NOMINATED FOR THE 2016 STEPHEN LEACOCK MEDAL FOR HUMOUR “Let’s do this! How hard can it be?” And, with that, David and his wife Sally, in their mid-fifties, went from being white collar urbanites to living off the grid on a remote island in the wilds of west coast British Columbia, Canada.
Survival / Preppers Pocket Ebook - 2016 Survival Guide by Michael Angelo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 97,390. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
The Preppers Pocket Ebook was created to provide time-tested self reliance skills and information that previous generations knew and relied on to live. Our generation has an increasing need to learn these skills, live more healthy, save money at the grocery store, and live in harmony with all that nature provides. Learn about fishing, survival tips, gardening, fire starting, shelter building ....
Downsizing Your Life for Freedom, Flexibility and Financial Peace by Claire Middleton
Price: $3.10 USD. Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Attention, Baby Boomers and anyone else who’s: •Stuck in a rut and wishes for freedom •Unemployed and needs to move to a cheaper place •Overwhelmed and wants to simplify…but has too much stuff to go through first. Learn about the joys of the downsized life: •Lower personal expenses •Flexibility to move to wherever your career takes you •Clutter-free living & •More time to do what you love to do.
Homesteading Adventures: A Guide for Doers and Dreamers by Sue Robishaw
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,860. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014 by ManyTracks. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green 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.
How to Start a Profitable Worm Business on a Shoestring Budget by Stephan Kloppert
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
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.
A Family Guide to Surthrival: A Primer on Surviving and Thriving During the Coming Collapse by T J Gesinski
Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 21,670. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
A Family Guide to Surthrival is an easy to read guide to sustainable self-sufficiency. As the world churns to inevitable conflict and chaos, we all must take responsibility to provide for our families and to share God's love in a tangible way. Topics covered include water purification, food storage, year round gardening, contingency planning, the responsibility of the church and more.
Climate Change: How To Find A Safe Haven by Ray Kania
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 25,880. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Climate Change: How To Find A Safe Haven includes a brief history of how corporations in 1999 persuaded the United Nations to support the building of regional trading regions and trade agreements between nations, creating a global system of governance based on those trade agreements, appointed institutions, and international regulations.
Permaculture Herbal by Theresa McCuaig
Series: Permaculture, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » herbal medications, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
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.
The Recitation of the Fox by Strange Animal
You set the price! Words: 27,420. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Religion doesn't have to be complicated! A visionary fox discourses on how to live a satisfied life based on how things actually ARE in the current era. One part manual for practical living, one part philosophical treatise, "The Recitation of the Fox" is an inspiring collection of important ideas about how to relate to one another, how to relate to the world, and how to relate to God.