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The Secrets of Soil Building
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,160. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Rich, healthy, alive garden soil is the key to success in every organic vegetable garden. Here's how to build great soil -- at low cost and with minimal inputs, without much gardener time, within tight urban spaces. Learn how to compost, mulch, vermicompost, perform D-I-Y soil tests, and maintain fertility year-round -- so that you can produce food sustainably for years to come.
Alternative Stirling Engines For Free Energy Applications And How To Go About Building Them And Using Them To Generate Electricity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: 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.
Our House: The Modern Guide to Intentional Community
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,750. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living
Welcome to the world of intentional communities — group living environments where 20- and 30- somethings band together to share homes, meals, music, art, cars, jobs, skills, retreats, and more. From short-term co-ops to urban ecovillages, from activist communes to entrepreneur-driven hackerspaces, intentional communities are changing the way the millennial generation lives and works.
Lessons from Our Rocket Mass Heater
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
"Why didn't anyone tell us that! I wish we had known that BEFORE we built it!" Sound familiar? Written by Ray & Randi Dudley, this is a not a "how-to" type of book, it's a "here's how we did or didn't do it" book, a "here's where we found the information" type of booklet. Bursting with photos, tips and resources from a REAL build, this is a must have companion to the experts books!
2F Wind Turbine Construction Manual
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,940. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
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"
Homesteading Projects
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,760. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
So you want to be a homesteader! Join the rebirth of living simple in these hard economic times. Learn how to grow, how to save and how to become healthier. We have spent years figuring out some of what we share with you on our book. Build a green house, grow in winter or even grow food in your closet to feed your family. It really doesn't matter if you have an apartment or a home with land.

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